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The upward trend in prices of important kitchen items, including vegetable, pulses, fruits, flour, sugar and others was witnessed in local market, according to survey conducted by Business Recorder here on Sunday.

Tomatoes are being sold at Rs 60-70 per kg, which was selling at Rs 40 per kg in the previous week, while onion was available at Rs 60 per kg against the price of Rs 50 per kg in the last week, according to the survey.

Similarly, it added that ginger is being sold at Rs 350-400 per kg, showing an increase of Rs 40 per kg in local market, while garlic was available at Rs 200 and Rs 240 per kg.

Lemon is being available at Rs 120 per kg against the price of Rs 100 per kg. Green chili was priced at Rs 80-90 per kg; cucumber was being sold at Rs 50-60 per kg against the price of Rs 40 per kg in the previous week. Red-potato is being available at Rs 70-80 per kg while white-colored potatoes are being sold at Rs 30 per kg. Arvi is being available at Rs 100 per kg against the price of Rs 70 per kg in the previous week.

Likewise, Ladyfinger is being sold at Rs 70 per kg, capsicum at Rs 100 per kg, apple, long and round gourds are being sold within range of Rs 50-60 and Rs 70 per kg. Cabbage is being sold at Rs 50 per kg, cauliflower at Rs 60-70 per kg, bringle at Rs 50 per kg. Bitter gourd (kerala) was being sold at Rs 100-120 per kg. Peas is being sold at Rs 150 per kg.

According to survey, an Rs 20 per kg decrease in price of live chicken/meat was witnessed as available at Rs 206 per kg which was selling at Rs 226 per kg in the last week. A dozen of farm eggs are being sold at Rs 100-120 per kg.

Cow meat was available at Rs 380-400 and Rs 450 per kg against the official fixed price of Rs 270 per kg. Fresh milk is being sold at Rs 130-120 per litre against the official fixed rate of Rs 90 per litre, while yogurt was available at Rs 130 per kg against the official fixed rate of Rs 90 per kg.

However, the price of sugar has increased at Rs 76 per kg which was selling at Rs 74 per kg in the previous week, whereas the rate of gram flour (baisen) has slightly up as available at Rs 120 per kg against the price of Rs 110 per kg in last week.

According to the survey, the prices of pulses/food grains were remained high-side in local market, as good quality rice (sela) is being sold at Rs 150 per kg which was selling at Rs 140 per kg, according to the survey. Toota rice is being available at Rs 70-80 per kg. Dal mash is being sold at Rs 170-190 against the price of Rs 160 per kg.

Big-size white channa was available at Rs 140 per kg against the price of Rs 130 per kg in the previous week. Similarly, Rs 20 per kg surge was noticed in price of red-bean as being sold at Rs 150 per kg against the price of Rs 130 per kg in the last week.

However, price of white lobiya has decreased at Rs 130 per kg which was selling at Rs 140 per kg in the last week. Moonge, is being sold at Rs 150 per kg which was selling at Rs 140 per kg in the last week, while dal chilka (green) was being sold at Rs 140 and Dal Chilka (Black) being sold at Rs 130 per kg.

As per survey, apples are being sold at Rs 140-150 per kg, peach at Rs 120 per kg, mangoes within range of Rs 80 and Rs 100, apricot at Rs 150-160 per kg, banana at Rs 70-80 per dozen, black-coloured plums at Rs 100-120 per kg, grapes are being sold at Rs 200 per kg, mukesh melon was being sold at Rs 150-200 per piece with different size and guava was available at Rs 80-100 per kg.

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