Tomato prices, which are running in a good mood since last one month, have come down. Tomatoes, which were sold at Rs 70 a kg, were sold at Rs 17 a kg on Sunday. The price of peas has also come down from Rs 110 to Rs 35 per kg. There has been a sharp decline in the prices of onion, potato, ginger, cabbage, lemon and cilantro. Mustard oil, which was being sold at Rs 125-200 per kg five days ago, is now being sold at Rs 180-230 per kg.
Tomato wholesalers Udyog Chowdhary and Pappu Chowdhary in Sikandra Fruit and Vegetable Market said that the prices of tomatoes are continuously declining. Because of Maharashtra, Shivpuri, Jodhpur and local tomatoes have also come in the market in Madhya Pradesh. On Sunday, the price of tomato was Rs 17-25 per kg and Rs 30-40 per kg in the retail market. The prices of chilli, cabbage, chilli, radish, ginger and vegetables also declined.
Capsicum was being sold in bulk at Rs 15 per kg, while the retail price was Rs 20 to 30 per kg. Cabbage being sold at Rs.3 per kg, its retail price was Rs.10 per kg. Green chillies were being sold at Rs 8 to Rs 12 per kg, ginger at Rs 8 per kg, spinach at Rs 8 per kg and coriander at Rs 15 per kg. The price of carrot from Kotputli Rajasthan was eight to ten rupees. The market price of brinjal was 8 to 10 rupees, that of onion was 16 rupees, the market price of soya, fenugreek etc. was around 8 rupees. Radish was being sold at Rs.3 a kg.
oil in Agra – According to Kumar Krishna Gopal, managing director of Agra Oil Mills, traders Brajmohan Agarwal and Dinesh Goyal, the price of mustard oil on March 5, 2020 was Rs 84-89 per kg and the retail price was Rs 95-110 per kg, but on Sunday, Wholesale Price Rs. 162. -180 per kg and retails at Rs. 180-230 per kg. Yellow mustard oil is also available at Rs 230 per kg.
He says that despite the demand not increasing, the prices of mustard have increased. About two thousand quintals of mustard comes daily in Kheragarh Mandai and Kirwali Mandai. On Sunday, even 25 quintal mustard did not come. On Friday, the highest price of mustard was Rs 9,100 per quintal and the lowest was Rs 8,000 per quintal. He said that on Sunday, March 5, 2020, the price increased by Rs 100 to Rs 3,900-4,400 per quintal.
According to traders, Agra is the leading producer of mustard oil in the country. Mustard is cultivated in 66 thousand hectares in the district. Companies like Agra Oil Mill, BP Oil Mill, Sharda Oil Mill and Mahesh Oil Mill produce around 500 tonnes of mustard oil daily, they buy mustard directly from the markets of Haryana and Rajasthan. Apart from six other oil mills in the district, more than 200 mills produce about 100 tonnes of oil per day.
The game of increasing the price continues Mustard oil in Agra
Mustard crop is being sold at Rs 8,100 to Rs 92,000 per quintal in the Sunday market for traders in Kheragarh Mandai and Kirwali Mandai. It is subject to 6% GST and 1% Mandi Fee. 33 kg of oil is obtained from one quintal of mustard oil. Two kilos of manure has been burnt. In this way 65 kg of milk is left. Oil is being sold at a wholesale price of Rs 180 per kg.
Accordingly, the cost of 33 kg oil is Rs 5,940. Whereas 65 kg of manure is being sold at Rs 1,950 and Rs 30 per kg. Crushing is Rs 250 per quintal, while loading and unloading is Rs 5 per kg. Transportation charges are separate. That’s why mustard oil is being sold at high prices in the market.
There is no difference in the demand of Mustard in the market. Despite this, some speculators increased the price of mustard. He predicted that the rain would continue. In this sense, they were bought at an expensive rate.