Vegetable Prices in Chennai Raised.
The Cost of most vegetables has spiralled by 20% to 25% due to lack of rain and searing heat. Cooking your favourite dish with beans may be expensive affairs as the price of beans touches Rs. 160 a KG.
Tomatoes are now being sold for double the rate in the whole market at ₹40 per KG( IN March ₹20 Per KG). Due to the shortage of vegetables, prices increased.
Raw Mangoes are also priced at ₹40-₹60 a KG and the market would receive more produce in 10 days.
Sales have been decreased due to heavy rates and rates may reduce in May when the fresh stock comes in form other states.
However, there are chances for the prices to drop as produce from Udhagamandalam would begin to arrive in the market in the next few days.