Veggie Prices: No Respite Till Pongal?
The New Indian Express|December 08, 2021
THE increase in prices of vegetables such as brinjal, ladies finger, drumstick, tomatoes, beans and carrots in the retail market has jeopardised family budgets. This comes in the wake of a price rise in cooking gas cylinder.
C Shivakumar

Tomatoes, which are priced at 80 to 90 at the wholesale market, is sold at 120 by retailers. Brinjal is being sold at 100 and above by retailers and is available at 70 to 80 at wholesale. Drumstick, a key ingredient in sambar, is now sold at a record price of 270 per kg.

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