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Broiler chicken gets dearer


Published : 10 Dec 2021 09:21 PM | Updated : 13 Dec 2021 06:56 PM

The price of broiler chicken has increased by Tk 10 per kg in the markets of the capital during the week. 

However, the price of Pakistani cock or Sonali chicken has come down. The price of Sonali chicken has come down by Tk 50 per kg in a week.

The prices of winter vegetables have come down a bit due to the increased supply. The price of eggs remains unchanged.

The situation was observed after visiting a good number of kitchen markets in the capital on Friday.

Broiler chickens are being sold at Tk 160-165 per kg which with an increase of Tk 10-15. Sonali chicken is being sold at Tk 250-270 per kg which was being sold at Tk 290-320 last week. Red layer chicken is being sold at Tk 220-230 per kg as before.

Prices of most vegetables in the market have come down by Tk 5 to Tk 10 per kg

Per kg tomato is being sold at Tk 120, yardlong bean at Tk 80, beans at Tk 40-60, brinjal at Tk 40-60, bitter gourd at Tk 60, carrot at Tk 80, pumpkin at Tk 40, radish at Tk 40 and snake gourd at Tk 50.  

A large size cauliflower is being sold at Tk 50, cabbage at Tk 40 per piece, and gourd at Tk 60.  

The price of potatoes has increased. Potatoes are being sold at Tk 30 per kg in these markets. New potatoes are being sold at Tk 60-70 per kg. 

Local onions are being sold at Tk 70-75 per kg with an increase of Tk 15 per kg. Green chilies are being sold at Tk 80 per kg. 

Green bananas are being sold at Tk 30 per four pieces, per kg papaya at Tk 30 and cucumber at Tk 60 and per four pieces lemon is being sold at Tk 15-20.

Dried chilies are being sold at Tk 150 to Tk 250 per kg, garlic at Tk 80-130, ginger at Tk 140 and turmeric at Tk 160 to Tk 220 per kg. 

Besides, Indian lentils are being sold at Tk 90 per kg and local lentils at Tk 110 per kg. 

In retail level edible oil is being sold at Tk 160 per liter. Sugar is being sold at Tk 80 per kg. Besides, packets of sugar are being sold at Tk 85 per kg. 

The price of eggs has remained unchanged throughout the week. Dozens of red eggs are being sold at Tk 100. Dozens of duck and Sonali chicken eggs are being sold at Tk 180.

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