India: Onion prices increase by 48% in two days

Unseasonal rain may affect the quality of onions and sometimes the plant rots. And due to the rain, farmers did not bring their produce to market. The supply had increased to 2.000 tons a day at Lasalgaon in the past week.

According to nyoooz.com, the average wholesale prices rose by 48.93% in two days at the country's largest onion market at Lasalgaon. Prices shot up from 2,350 rupees per 100 kg on Monday to 3,500 rupees per 100 kg on Wednesday due to a shortage of supplies after the rain.

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