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Now vegetable prices skyrocketing

Dhaka, Jan. 30 -- Prices of seasonal vegetables have witnessed fresh hikes in the past three days after remaining comparatively cheaper for one and a half months, further intensifying the sufferings o... Read More


Jan rice buy paces up on price fall

Dhaka, Jan. 29 -- Following a snail's pace in the first two and half months, the government's rice procurement increased substantially in January thanks to a fall in the prices of coarse rice in the m... Read More


Prices up far ahead of Ramadan

Dhaka, Jan. 28 -- Prices of essentials hugely consumed during Ramadan have registered a notable rise in a week, almost two months ahead of the fasting month, said market insiders. Import crunch of go... Read More


Now comes new jute variety

Dhaka, Jan. 25 -- Bangladesh Jute Research Institute (BJRI) has developed one new jute variety and four cropping technologies which are expected to increase fibre, grain and veggie production, said of... Read More


Weekly Kitchen Market: Ginger price jumps to Tk 300 per kg

Dhaka, Jan. 20 -- Garlic and ginger have become pricier further in a week, marking a 5.0-20 per cent hike per kilogram, sources at kitchen markets and groceries said. The maximum retail price (MRP) o... Read More


Ginger output stuck at 80k tonnes

Dhaka, Jan. 14 -- Production of ginger has almost been stagnant at around 80,000 tonnes for the last one decade, while demand for the important and herbal spice has surged five times by this time, sai... Read More


Egg prices rise again

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- Egg prices shot up to Tk 125-135 a dozen marking a 17-per cent hike in a week, raising consumer woes further amid the skyrocketing rates of other kitchen items. Commodities like sup... Read More


Soaring garlic, ginger prices: DNCRP finds wide gap between retail, wholesale rates

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- Amid soaring prices of garlic and ginger in recent weeks, the consumer rights watchdog has identified a wide gap between the retail and wholesale rates of the spices in the city mark... Read More


Rice polishing: Nutrition status getting critical in poor dists

Dhaka, Jan. 10 -- Nutrition status in many impoverished districts has deteriorated further for installation of modern auto-rice mills, mainly for over-polishing rice by millers. Apart from poverty an... Read More


Fireworks, lanterns register sales boom

Dhaka, Dec. 31 -- It has been a long-held tradition to revel in the Gregorian New Year with a bang through fireworks from Dhaka's rooftops. Although illegal, retailers said, the trading of sparklers,... Read More