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    Poor people hit hard by rice price hike: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 25, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday said the poor were suffering because of price hike of rice, which he hoped would come down with improvement...

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    Prices of rice, ginger increase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on December 22, 2017

    The prices of rice and ginger increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Rice prices rose by Tk 1-2 a kilogram in...

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    Rice, onion prices to come down soon, claims Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on December 21, 2017

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday said that prices of rice and onion would come down soon as hike in prices of these items were...

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    Onion price stings more — Tk 140 a kg

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on December 15, 2017

    The price of local variety of onions increased further to Tk 140 a kilogram in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday...

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    Hilsa soup, noodles to hit market in January

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49pm on December 14, 2017

    The Department of Fisheries is going to introduce kitchen-ready hilsa soup and hilsa noodles at the market by January next year so that people can...

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    Onion price heating up; consumers feeling the pinch

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:46pm on December 12, 2017

    The price of onion, an essential kitchen vegetable, saw more than 200 percent rise year-on-year with people now buying the local variety at...

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    Govt to import another 1.5 lakh tonnes of rice from India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on December 06, 2017

    The cabinet committee on government purchase at a meeting on Wednesday approved a proposal from the ministry of food to purchase one and half lakh...

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    Govt to import two lakh tonnes rice, wheat

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 04:46pm on December 06, 2017

    The government will import soon a total of two lakh tonnes of non-basmati boiled rice and wheat from India and Korea. The cabinet committee on...

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    Indian court fines Nestle India $70,000 for substandard noodles

    Reuters | Updated at 03:27pm on November 29, 2017

    An Indian court on Tuesday imposed a fine of 4.5 million rupees ($70,000) on Nestle India in a 2015 case for selling substandard instant noodles...

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    Prices of vegetables go downwards as supply of winter items rises

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:40pm on November 17, 2017

    The prices of vegetables decreased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday due to an increased supply of winter vegetables...