Punjab & Region

Prices of fruits with vitamin C continue to boom

The Fact News Service,
Barnala, May 15
The prices of fruits are touching the sky due to Corona infection. Now the prices of wholesale and retail are also increasing because the highest jump has come in Kiwi fruits and raw coconut. 60 to 80 rupees per piece of people are getting this in retail. Both are nutritious as well as helpful in increasing immunity. In the Corona era, while the means of livelihood have reduced, on the other hand, inflation has broken the back of people. Markets are closed, industrial activities are locked. In this situation, people are facing many difficulties. At the same time, increasing cases of corona are causing problems. At the same time, raw coconut is being given Rs 80 per piece, whereas on normal days this fruit was available for only Rs 20 to 30 per piece. Fruit seller Gurveer says that the demand for fruits is increasing, due to which it is difficult to meet. Fruit seller Gurveer says that the demand for fruits is increasing, due to which it is difficult to meet. Wholesale prices have also increased. Kiwi and raw coconut are in high demand. Chiku, considered beneficial for patients, has crossed Rs 100 per kg. Chiku 80 is available in bulk and Rs 100-110 per kg in retail. Whereas the price of this fruit was Rs 60 per kg 15 days ago. Prices of fruits will continue to boom. Prices of seasonal, pomegranate, orange, lemon are increasing continuously. Pomegranate is getting Rs 250 per kg, seasonal and orange Rs 100 to 120 per kg, lemon Rs 200 per kg, grapes Rs 100 per kg in retail. Coconut water was Rs 30 per piece a month ago, which is now Rs 80 per piece. Prices of seasonal, pomegranate, orange, lemon are increasing continuously. Pomegranate is getting Rs 250 per kg, seasonal and orange Rs 100 to 120 per kg, lemon Rs 200 per kg, grapes Rs 100 per kg in retail. Their prices have increased by more than Rs 20 per kg in a week. 

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