Abundant Supply Keeps Fruit and Vegetable Prices Stable at Pune’s Wholesale Market

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Pune, 14th April 2024: Traders at the Shree Chhatrapati Shivaji Market Yard have reported stable prices for most fruits and vegetables due to a robust inflow compared to demand. Notably, fenugreek, spinach, and onion prices have witnessed a decline.


On Sunday, April 7, the wholesale market received a significant influx of 90 truckloads of fruits and vegetables from both within and outside the state. Among the arrivals were 10 tempo loads of green chilies from Karnataka, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh, as well as 5 tempo loads of totapuri mangoes from the same regions. Additionally, arrivals included 3 tempo loads each of cabbage, ghewda, and groundnut legumes from Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, as well as 7 tempo loads of shevga from Rajasthan. Notably, a truckload of carrots and 10 tempos of garlic were imported from Madhya Pradesh.


From the Pune Division, notable arrivals included 500 sacks of Satari ginger, 7 tempo loads of okra, and 7 tempo loads of guar. Moreover, 10 thousand boxes of tomatoes, 5 tempo loads each of green chillies and cabbage, and a variety of other vegetables were received from Indore, Agra, and local areas in Parner.


In the vegetable section of the market yard, substantial quantities were recorded, including 1.5 lakh judi of coriander and 60 thousand judi of fenugreek. Traders reported prices ranging from Rs. 700 for leafy green vegetables, Rs. 800 to 1500 for radish, Rs. 400 to 700 for amaranth, Rs. 400 to 800 for chuka, Rs. 300 to 700 for chawlai, and Rs. 800 to 1200 for spinach.