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    Woman charged over Australia strawberry needle scare

    AFP | Updated at 12:00am on November 12, 2018

    A woman has been charged after a ‘complex’ investigation into an Australian strawberry scare where needles were found stuck into the fruit, police said Sunday,...

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    Price of potatoes rises, some winter vegetables decrease

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    The price of potatoes went up while the prices of some winter vegetables decreased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday....

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    Consumer cos try price hikes as US wages climb

    Reuters . Chicago | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    Consumer goods companies, emboldened by a strong US economy, are rolling out price increases on everyday products and groceries after several years of haggling with...

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    Prices of ginger on the rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2018

    The prices of ginger went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday.Traders said that the prices of the item increased due...

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    World food prices fall 0.9pc in Oct: FAO

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2018

    World food prices fell 0.9 per cent in October from the month before, reflecting lower values for meat, dairy and oils, the United Nations food...

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    Vegetables prices soar amid transport strike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 30, 2018

    The prices of vegetables in both wholesale and retail markets increased excessively in the city due to supply shortage as a two-day transport strike disrupted...

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    Winter vegetables start hitting markets but prices high

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:01am on October 27, 2018

    Winter vegetables have started hitting the capital’s kitchen markets but the prices of the items were high in last week....

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    India rice export prices dive

    Reuters . Bengaluru | Updated at 12:00am on October 26, 2018

    Rice export prices in top producer India fell this week to their lowest in 21 months, pressured by tepid demand and an expected bumper crop,...

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    Imported Indian rice force closure of 600 Naogaon rice mills

    United News of Bangladesh . Naogaon | Updated at 02:16pm on October 20, 2018

    With the rice imported from neighbouring India selling at lower prices, the demand for the local varieties is on the decline, pushing 600 rice mills...

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    Prices of garlic go up in capital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2018

    The prices of garlic went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday due to a price hike of the item on...

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