New Delhi. There has been a tremendous jump in the prices of dry fruits eaten on the very first day of Navratra. Especially, the prices of many healthy dry fruits like cashew nuts, almonds, raisins, makhana, sama rice, almonds have broken all the previous records. Due to the Corona epidemic and being locked in the lockdown, the brightness of the festivals had faded, but this year, during the festive season, there is a tremendous demand in the dry fruit market. Shopkeepers say that from Navratri to Diwali, there will be ups and downs in the dry fruits market.
However, if you live in Delhi-NCR and want to buy dry fruits at a low price amid rising inflation, then you will have to go to Khari Baoli market in the capital Delhi for this. Khari Baoli is one of the largest wholesale markets in Asia. This market present in Chandni Chowk, the prices of dry fruits are much less than other parts of the country.
During Navratri, Diwali and Holi in the country, there is usually a tremendous jump in the prices of dry fruits. Image-Canva
Why did the prices of dry fruits jump?
During Navratri, Diwali and Holi in the country, there is usually a tremendous jump in the prices of dry fruits. Even at this time, the prices of cashews, raisins, almonds, nuts and many types of dry fruits have increased in many parts of the country. But, there is also such a market in Delhi, where you can still buy many types of dry fruits including cashew-almonds at cheap rates.
How much did the rate increase compared to last year?
In this market too, the price of cashew has increased by Rs 100 as compared to last year, but here you will get Rs 700-850 per kg of cashew. If you go to buy the same cashew anywhere in Delhi or other parts of the country, then you will get 1000 rupees per kg. In other parts of the country, Makhana is getting 700 to 800 rupees per kg, but in this Khari Baoli you will get Makhana 600 rupees per kg. Similarly, raisins and raisins will also be available at very cheap rates.
In Khari Baoli Market, you can buy from indigenous dry fruits to exotic dry fruits at low rates. Image-canva
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In Khari Baoli Market, you can buy from indigenous dry fruits to exotic dry fruits at low rates. In this market, dry fruits are available from many countries like Afghanistan, America etc. There are thousands of dry fruits shops in a line here. There is a hustle and bustle of buyers throughout the day regarding wholesale and retail sales. Be it cashews-almonds or raisins and walnuts, new crops of all kinds of nuts keep coming in the market. There is no dearth of great fresh goods in this market. There has been a slight jump in the prices of dry fruits this year as compared to last year, yet you can buy dry fruits from other places here at lower prices.
Tags:, inflation, Navratri Celebration, Navratri festival
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 26, 2022, 21:22 IST