Fresh crop has slowly started reaching mandis in growing areas and prices are ruling between Rs 90/kg and Rs 100/kg as against about Rs 50/kg last year.
Sugar is increasingly being seen as dangerous, but Indian producers are putting up a brave front and saying the sweetener is being needlessly demonised.
The state government refrained from making any assurance to the farmers' organisations in the state, which have unanimously demanded a one-time payment of the FRP, banking on an expected rise in sugar price.
In the last season, the central government had given subsidy of Rs 4,000/tonne for export of raw sugar. But the World Trade Organization had objected to this subsidy.
IMD and Pune-based IIITM will set up instruments at the Indira Gandhi International Airport and at Pusa Institute for starting observations from December.
With fresh crop coming in from Jaipur, tomato prices in Delhi declined to 25 per kg from Rs 30.
Price of the raw material, the whole beans of tur, which is spit into dal after milling, has increased immediately after Diwali by about 10%.
"It is the old stock of large-sized onions which is in great demand in south India, and it is being sold at Rs 40/kg," said Danish Shah, partner at Sanghar Exports.
India’s buffalo meat exporters, world leaders in the trade, are struggling to sustain their momentum due to political backlash and fall in sales.
With prices of pulses having increased sharply in less than a year, it’s not only household kitchen budgets that have been disrupted.
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