The supply of winter vegetables cauliflower, cabbage, beans, radish and turnip has increased and the prices of vegetables have come down further in the capital’s markets. Several vegetables are now available at Rs 30 per kg. Besides vegetables, prices of onion, egg, chicken and new potato have come down. As a result, some relief has returned among the buyers.
On Friday, various markets in the capital were visited, selling beans at Rs 20 to 30 per kg, which was Rs 40 to 50 last week. But even in the middle of November, the buyers had to buy this vegetable at 120 rupees per kg.
Besides beans, prices of cauliflower and cabbage, one of the winter vegetables, have also come down. A large cauliflower is being sold for 20 to 30 rupees, which was 25 to 35 rupees last week. And the small cauliflower that was being sold at Tk 20 last week is now available at Tk 15. However, the supply of large cauliflower is more in the market now.
Medium-sized cabbage is being sold at Rs 20 to Rs 30, up from Rs 30 to Rs 40 last week. Muller, which was sold at Tk 20 to 30 per kg last week, is being sold at Tk 15 per kg. A few days ago Muller was 50 rupees per kg.
Another winter vegetable, shawl wheat, is being sold at Rs 30-40 per kg, up from Rs 50-60 last week. And the pumpkin that was sold for 60 rupees a few days ago is now available for 40 rupees. The price of carrots sold at 100 rupees per kg has come down to 40 to 50 rupees.