Cold has pushed up the prices of citrus and lemons
Due to the decline in production due to cold, the arrival of fruits is less than usual. As a result, prices of citrus, melon, lemon, custard apple, sack and pomegranate have gone up. As the season draws to a close, the price of citrus has gone up by 20 to 30 per cent as compared to last week, while the price of golden custard has gone up by Rs 20 per kg. Due to the decline in imports, the prices of boras have gone up by 15 to 20 per cent, lemons by 100 to 150 per cent, melons by 10 per cent and papaya by 2 to 3 per kg. Yuvraj Katchi, vice-president of the Aadte Association, said prices of all other fruits remained stable as compared to last week due to the balance between supply and demand.
6 trucks of pineapples, 20 to 25 tons of oranges, 35 to 50 tons of oranges, 20 to 25 tons of pomegranates, 30 to 35 tons of papaya, one and a half to two thousand sacks of lemons, 25 tons of peru 20 tons, 10 to 20 tempo of melon arrived.
Fruit prices are as under: Lemon (counter): 250-450, Pineapple (dozen): 70-270, Citrus: (3 dozen): 250-450, (4 dozen): 90-200, Orange: (10 kg): 100 -300, Pomegranate (per kg): Saffron: 40-200, Ganesha: 10-50, Arcta 20-80. Melons: 18-25, Papaya: 8-15, Chikku (10 kg) 200-350, Peru (10 kg): 100-250, Bore (10 kg) Jasmine: 150-160, Umran: 50-70, Checknut: 425 -450, Chanyamanya 480-520, Custard: 40-130.