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Most households paying 50% more for tomatoes, shows survey

The average retail price paid by most households increased by 25 per cent in two months and 50 per cent in a year

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Indivjal Dhasmana 

Tomato prices
The survey received more than 19,000 responses from citizens across 303 districts

As many as 44 per cent of the respondents in a survey said they paid at least Rs 60 for a kg of in their latest buy.

The period considered is from November 18 to 28. The survey by Local Circles showed that most in large or tier 1 cities paid Rs 100 a kg for the vegetable, while it was on average Rs 70 a kg in tier 2 and 3 cities. in smaller towns and rural locations paid between Rs 50 and 60 for a kg.

The average retail price paid by most increased by 25 per cent in two months and 50 per cent in a year.

On the mode of purchase, the survey found as many as 34 per cent of households buy and other vegetables from organised retail or online through an app. The survey received more than 19,000 responses from citizens across 303 districts, of which 41 per cent were from tier 1, 33 from tier 2, and 26 from tier 3, 4 and rural districts.

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First Published: Mon, November 29 2021. 22:27 IST
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