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Onion prices


Sharing profits with farmers must to participate in state government’s programmes, FPCs told

October 28, 2021 8:37 am

Dheeraj Kumar, commissioner, agriculture, said the decision was taken after receiving complaints from farmers about NAFED procuring onions from them at lower price and selling them at higher prices.

Dip in exports pushes onion prices down

April 08, 2021 8:29 pm

Indian onions have some established markets, especially in Middle Eastern countries, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom, among others.

Govt imposes stock limits on onion to check prices; traders doubt its impact

October 24, 2020 2:31 am

The stock limit, which comes into effect immediately, will continue until December 31.

Onion prices double in a month, markets predict further rise

September 10, 2020 9:21 am

Since August 8, average trade prices of the kitchen staple across mandis in Nashik have shown an upward trajectory, and the same has doubled in the last month or so.

Gujarat: As wet August delays harvest, onion prices rise in market

September 08, 2020 5:06 am

Onion prices have more than doubled over the past one month at Mahuva agriculture produce market committee (APMC), the biggest wholesale market of the bulbs in the state, as arrivals have remain more or less stable while fresh crop is yet to arrive.

Govt to allow onion export from March 15

March 02, 2020 7:11 pm

The government last week decided to lift nearly six-month-old ban on export of onions as prices are likely to fall sharply due to bumper rabi crop.

Farmers stop onion auction at country's largest wholesale market in Lasalgaon

March 02, 2020 2:18 pm

A sudden price rise across urban markets had prompted the Central government to ban the export of onions as well as allowing imports.

As onion prices tumble, Maharashtra farmers’ groups urge Centre to lift export ban

February 07, 2020 8:00 am

The Centre had taken the unusual step of banning onion exports in September last year, when the vegetable price started spiralling out of control due to a dip in production in the Nashik-Pune-Jalgaon belt.

Punjab Agricultural University develops low-cost technologies to prepare onion products

December 28, 2019 11:33 am

Dr Poonam A Sachdev, head of the Department of Food Science and Technology at the university said the department is emphasizing on low-cost technologies which can be adopted at farm gate and household level.

With Turkey putting exports on hold, onion prices may rise again

December 24, 2019 8:54 am

As demand for imported onions increased, prices in the countries of origin also spiked, which saw these onions failing to make much impact in domestic markets