The poor priced out of fresh veggies

The prices of almost all vegetables have crossed the Tk 100-mark, piling pressure on the poor and the low-income segment already battling with a cost of living crisis for the past two years.

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Fish, veggie prices soar amid supply shortage

The prices of fish and vegetables have surged in Bagerhat due to a supply shortage, leaving consumers in dire straits.

1w ago

Onion price jumps up to Tk 120 a kg

Ruma Akhter, an employee of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, could not believe her ears yesterday when a trader at the capital’s Karwan Bazar asked Tk 104 for a kilogram of onions.

1w ago

Rice prices up by Tk 2-3 a kg

Prices of almost all varieties of rice have gone up in the capital’s kitchen markets over the last one week.

2w ago

Rice polishing reduces production by 16 lakh tonnes each year: minister

Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder said 16 lakh tonnes of rice production gets reduced annually by polishing processed rice from the 4 crore tonnes of rice produced in the country every year

3w ago

‘Why fix prices if you can’t enforce it’

Decry customers as govt fails to curb rising cost of essentials

4w ago

Customers feel the heat as spice prices spike

With consumers already feeling the pinch from soaring spice prices, the costs of many items have gone up further just before Eid-ul-Azha.

4w ago

Essential Commodities: Prices go up ahead of Eid

As Eid-ul-Azha approaches, consumers brace for a hike in the prices of essential commodities, a trend seen all too often ahead of Eids.

1m ago

Onion price jumps by Tk 10 in a week

The price of the kitchen staple went up by Tk 20 per kg since last month

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Essentials now luxuries as the poor reel from price shock: CPD

People in Bangladesh have been forced to spend more on food compared to consumers in other countries, and the prices of essentials have surged to such an extent that they have become luxury items for many, the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) said yesterday.

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Govt launches food systems dashboard

Food ministry, BBS and GAIN worked together for it

2m ago

Kitchen Markets: Veggie prices shoot up

Along with price hikes of chicken and fish, some vegetables also saw rising prices in the kitchen markets of the capital yesterday, adding to the never-ending burden on the pockets of low-income groups.

2m ago

Mobile court jails vendor for selling dead chicken in Gazipur

A mobile court today fined a vendor for selling dead chicken meat in Gazipur's Kapasia..Tofazzal Mia, 25, of Kandapara area of Narsingdi's Madhabdi municipality, was also jailed for seven days, reports our Gazipur correspondent quoting the executive magistrate.

2m ago

Onion prices up by Tk10-15

Onion price has increased by Tk 10 to Tk 15 per kilo in Dhaka's kitchen markets over the past two days

2m ago

Mango harvesting in Natore to begin on May 25

Natore district administration today set May 25 to begin mango harvesting and marketing with the Gopalbhog variety this year

2m ago

Chicken price soars by up to Tk 50 a kg in a month

The price of chicken, a staple source of animal protein for many, has increased by Tk 40-50 per kg in a month, causing frustration to low-income families.

2m ago

Fish, chicken get pricier

The prices of chicken, fish, and onion have gone up in Dhaka’s kitchen markets, putting the low-income people in a bind.

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