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Vegetable prices continued their upward spiral at the Sunday bazaars of the capital showing no signs of a price decrease before the holy month of Ramazan which is just 17 days away.

Vegetable prices increase

Vegetable prices increased at Sunday Bazaars of the city while rainwater made the bazaars filthy and dirty, causing troubles for customers. Prices of potatoes, ginger, tomatoes, peas, spinach and onion increased while

Is this vegetable really first grade

LAHORE – The prices of vegetables remained stable but the quality of certain vegetables remained in doubt in Sunday bazaars. However, fruit prices continued to increase.
Vegetables were easily available in Sunday bazaars but as per norm customers were not happy with the quality of product available. They said the administration should enforce quality standards in bazaars instead of concentrating on price control.
They claimed shopkeepers were selling third grade fruits and

‘Kitchen Garden Project will cheapen vegetable prices’

HAFIZABAD – The Kitchen Garden Project is Punjab government’s revolutionary step to increase vegetables’ production as well as provision of cheap vegetables to the consumers. Punjab Kitchen Garden Project Director Asghar Khan said this while addressing a seminar held at Hafizabad.
He said the objective of introducing this project was not only to create a new trend of growing vegetables at domestic level but also to provide cheap vegetables to the people of the province. At least

Vegetable prices fall at Sunday bazaars

LAHORE – Vegetable prices fell while fruit prices remained stable at various Sunday bazaars. Vendors benefited from the decrease in vegetable prices while high demand of chicken increased its prices. Sales of vegetables doubled due to decrease in their prices.
“I used to sell around 50 kilogrammes onions at Sunday bazaars but this week, sales crossed 70 kilogrammes. Similarly, sales of ginger, garlic, tomatoes and potatoes were 20 percent high compared to other weeks,” Vegetable

LDA finalises plan to shift fruit and vegetable market

LAHORE – Amid deep controversies, the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has finalised arrangements to shift the Fruit and Vegetable Market, Kot Lakhpat, Model Town Extension Scheme, Ferozepure Road, Pakistan Today has learnt.
According to sources, Lahore District Coordination Officer (DCO) Ahad Cheema was architect of the proposed shifting, as he wants to please some of his friends. “Some close friends of the DCO, big shareholders in IT Tower located near the market complained

Fruit, vegetable and chicken prices fall, sales rise

LAHORE – Sunday was a good for the citizens, because fruit and vegetable prices declined, and for the Sunday bazaars’ administrations, because public complaints reduced. The prices of onion, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and chicken decreased by around Rs 5 to 15 per Kg.
“Onion and garlic prices had gone out of control, making difficult for us to manage the budget. The price reduction shows that the government could control prices if and when it wanted to,” said a housewife, Rabia

Vegetable prices rise unchallenged

LAHORE: The government has failed to control vegetable prices during Eid season, Pakistan Today has learnt.
Lahore Market Committee pricelists and a market survey show an increase in prices of tomato, onion, garlic, ginger, green chili and lemon. Vendors increased prices of much needed vegetables on Eid’s eve by 25 percent, while lemon price increased by Rs 76 per kg. Imported Chinese lemon is being sold at Rs 80 to Rs 100 per kilogram in the retails markets or by the street