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Supply of tomatoes low

By Vision Reporter

Added 29th August 2011 03:00 AM

Tomatoes
The supply of fresh tomatoes to the market has continued to reduce. This has, in turn, affected the whole sale and retail prices. In Nakasero and Nakawa markets, a kilogram that was previously selling at sh2,000 shot up to sh2,500.

Tomatoes
The supply of fresh tomatoes to the market has continued to reduce. This has, in turn, affected the whole sale and retail prices. In Nakasero and Nakawa markets, a kilogram that was previously selling at sh2,000 shot up to sh2,500.

By Stella Nassuna

Tomatoes
The supply of fresh tomatoes to the market has continued to reduce. This has, in turn, affected the whole sale and retail prices. In Nakasero and Nakawa markets, a kilogram that was previously selling at sh2,000 shot up to sh2,500. In Kalerwe and Owino markets, the kilogram shot to sh2,000. Previously, it was at sh1,500. The traders attributed the high prices to the ending season.

Groundnuts
The price of groundnut grains continued to go down last week. A kilogram that had gone down by sh1,000 to sh500 two weeks back, further reduced by another sh300 to sh500 last week. The kilogram of groundnut grains in Owino, Kalerwe, Kibuye and Nakasero markets was retailing at between sh3,000 and sh3,300 and wholesaling at sh2,800 and sh3,000. Previously, a kilogram of groundnut grains was retailing at sh3,500 in the same markets.

Sugar
A kilogram of sugar has shot up again after it experienced a slight fall in price to between sh3,000 to sh4,000 from sh6,000 in the previous weeks. By the end of last week, the kilogram of sugar in Owino market was selling at between sh5,000 to sh5,500, while it went up to sh4,500 in Nakasero market. In Kibuye, and Kalerwe markets, the kilogram of sugar remained at sh4,000.

Supply of tomatoes low

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