Prices of onion, potato farmers in Uttar Pradesh

Prices of onion in the key market of Nashik, Maharashtra, were unchanged as subdued demand from domestic stockists negated gains due to lower arrivals. In Lasalgaon, the benchmark market, prices of onion were steady at 850-900 […]

Prices of onion were down

Prices of onion were down in the key market of Pimpalgaon, Maharashtra. because arrivals doubled to 1,600 trolleys, each carrying 1.5-2.0 tn of onion. Arrivals doubled as markets reopened after the weekend amid low demand for […]

the largest onion growing area in the State

In markets around Nashik, which is the largest onion growing area in the State, the ‘buy-one-get-one-free’ strategy is being adopted to sell every quintal of old onion. These onions were harvested around March. The sob story […]

Onion down in Lasalgaon on low demand

Onion down in Lasalgaon on low demand; supply steady. Onion prices in Lasalgaon, Maharashtra, fell due to limited demand. In Lasalgaon, the benchmark market, the vegetable was sold in a range of 600-800 rupees per 100 […]

Nashik have not dispatched

Nashik have not dispatched the produce to other parts of the country after they failed to get railway rakes at Nashik, Lasalgaon, Manmad, Niphad and Kherwadi stations as per their demand. This, they claimed, had resulted […]

onion down on low demand

Onion prices in Lasalgaon, Maharashtra, were down due to sluggish demand for the commodity. the benchmark market, onion was sold in a range of 500-950 rupees per 100 kg, down 100-200 rupees. Arrivals were steady at […]

Onion down in Delhi on high supply

Onion prices in Delhi fell due to subdued demand from stockists as arrivals rose considerably. the commodity was sold at 600-900 rupees per 100 kg, down 20-30 rupees from previous closing. Arrivals were pegged at 70 […]

Onion prices down in Lasalgaon on subdued demand.

Prices of onion fell in Lasalgaon, Maharashtra, due to subdued demand from stockists following concerns over quality of the domestic stock. In Lasalgaon, onion was sold at 650-700 rupees per 100 kg, down 50 rupees. Arrivals were estimated at 900 trolleys, each carrying 1.5-2.0 tn, up 130 trolleys. In Pimpalgaon, onion was sold at an average 800 rupees per 100 kg, down 25 rupees. While arrivals were estimated at 700 trolleys, down 300 trolleys.

Nafed to begin disposal of 13k tonne buffer onion stock

National Agriculture co-operative Marketing Federation of India (Nafed), which procured onions from Lasalgaon and other wholesale markets in the state over the past four months is now set to dispose nearly 13,000 tonnes of the buffer stock from its various storage facilities across Nashik district.

Onion, potato & tomato output drops slightly in 2017-18

Production of onion, potato and tomato has fallen marginally in the 2017-18 crop year ended June 30. As per the ministry’s third advance estimate, onion output is likely to be around 22 million tonnes (MT) during the reported period, lower than 22.4 MT in 2016-17. Similarly, potato production is estimated to remain flat at 48.5 MT as against 48.6 MT in 2016-17, while tomato output is projected at 19.4 MT as against 20.7 MT earlier. However, the overall production of vegetables is estimated to be higher by one per cent to 179.7 MT over the previous year, the data showed. In case of fruits, the output is projected at 97 MT, higher by 4.5 per cent from the previous year.

Onion exports rise by 15% as global prices turn competitive for traders.

Onion exporters see shipments increasing by about 15per cent from a year ago with prices turning competitive in the international market on the back of a government incentive scheme and potential of good domestic production. After the government extended the Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS) to onion growers, the freight-on-board (FOB) price of the Indian variety declined to $195/tonne (from $220 per tonne earlier), giving competition to the produce from China, where a good crop is seeing producers take advantage of high prices in neighbouring nations. The average price in the wholesale markets of Maharashtra is now around Rupee10/kg.

Onion quoted tad lower in Delhi on rise in arrivals

Prices of onion in the key markets of Delhi were slightly down due to an increase in arrivals. At Azadpur, the benchmark market in Delhi, onion was quoted at 550-600 rupees per 100 kg, down 10-20 rupees. Arrivals were pegged at 100 trucks, each carrying 15-20 tn of the vegetable. The key markets of Lasalgaon and Pimpalgaon in Maharashtra remained closed on account of Janmashtami.

Lasalgaon onion flat as supply down, demand sluggish.

Prices of onion were steady in Lasalgaon, a key market in Maharashtra, as subdued demand from stockists offset gains from a fall in arrivals. In Lasalgaon, arrivals were pegged at 400 trucks, each carrying 15-20 tn of onion, down 50 trucks. Prices of onion were stable at 850-913 rupees per 100 kg.

Madhya Pradesh to disburse 4.8 bln rupees to onion, garlic growers

The Madhya Pradesh government may soon disburse 4.8 bln rupees to farmers for onion and garlic procured under the market intervention scheme during the rabi season. Of 10 bln rupees approved as aid for onion and garlic farmers, 4.8 bln rupees would be given in the first phase shortly. Rest would be disbursed in the next phase. State agencies have procured around 873,000 tn of onion and garlic from 180,000 farmers under the scheme. Onion was procured at 1,200 rupees per 100 kg, including an incentive of 400 rupees per 100 kg. Madhya Pradesh government had fixed 800 rupees per 100 kg as protective prices for both vegetables. The move followed fall in spot market prices because of higher production and lower offtake by traders and food processing factories. Onion was sold at 500-550 rupees per 100 kg in key market of Indore when the crop hit the market in full swing in May-June and garlic was sold at 200-300 rupees per 100 kg during same period.

Onion prices flat in Pimpalgaon despite low supply.

Prices of onion remained unchanged in the key market of Pimpalgaon, Maharashtra, as gains due to a fall in arrivals were negated by subdued demand from stockists. In Pimpalgaon, arrivals were pegged at 950-1,000 trucks, each carrying 15-20 tn of onion, down from 1,345 trucks.

Onion prices down in Lasalgaon on quality concerns.

Prices of onion fell in the key market of Lasalgaon, Maharashtra, as quality concerns restricted demand from domestic stockists. In Lasalgaon, onion was sold at 850-1,037 rupees per 100 kg, down 100 rupees. Arrivals in Lasalgaon were unchanged at 1,100-1,200 trucks, each carrying 1.5-2.0 tn of onion. In Pimpalgaon, another key market, prices were at 900-1,200 rupees per 100 kg, down 50 rupees. Arrivals were steady at 900-1,250 trucks.

Onion prices tad down in Lasalgaon, supply falls.

Prices of onion in Lasalgaon, Maharashtra, were a shade lower as supply was largely sufficient to meet demand despite a fall in arrivals. In Lasalgaon, 900-1,000 trolleys of 1.5-2.0 tn onion each, came to the market, down from 1,600-1,700 trolleys. Arrivals were higher as the market was closed the previous three days on account of truckers strike and weekend. Onion was auctioned in a range of 900-1,200 rupees per 100 kg, compared with 1,000-1,200 rupees.