Wholesale prices of fresh vegetables up by 13%: TAPM

Taiwan News
Date: 2016-01-24
By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Fresh vegetable prices in Taipei have gone up by 13 percent as a result of 6731005the cold weather blanketing the island, the Taipei Agricultural Products Marketing Co (TAPM) revealed Sunday.

The TAPM revealed that fruit and vegetable wholesalers have purchased a total of 1,565 metric tons of agriculture produce in the morning, priced at NT$32.9 per kilogram on average, which is 13 percent higher than the average NT$29.1/kg on Saturday.

The company said the rise was due to a depleting stockpile in Taipei as demand for vegetables in restaurants across the city has gone up amid the cold front.     [FULL  STORY]

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