Potato to shed price flab in next ten days

Kolkata: Potato prices, which have shot up 60 per cent since October, may cool off in the next ten days as arrivals from Uttar Pradesh, the largest producer of the tuber in the country, are expected to increase substantially.

Unseasonal rains since October in the potato growing areas of Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal had damaged the crop and slowed down harvesting, resulting in a price hike. Wholesale prices, which are hovering around…

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