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Agri Trends: Vegetable market report – Global onion shortages to influence local market prices

Average monthly prices for onion portrayed increases, off the back of a decrease in volumes supplied. Cabbage market trends Average cabbage prices followed increasing price trends by 8,2% week-on-week and 29,2% month-on-month. Monthly averages increased from R2 476 per ton to R3 200 for the week ending on March[...]

By Specialist Writer|8th March 2024|Categories: Articles, Crop production|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Vegetable planting guide part 12: Peeling the layers off onion farming

Evidence suggests that onions have been part of the human diet for over 5 000 years. This means that it may have been one of the first cultivated crops. Knowing this, a quote by American cooking teacher, Julia Child, rings true: “It’s hard to imagine society without onions.” The[...]

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