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Vegetable prices likely to climb 20-25%: Assocham

Prices of vegetables are likely to jump 20-25 per cent in coming days as untimely rains and hailstorms have damaged crops, says a study.

Price rise forces switch over to pre-cooked foods: Survey

Steep rise in prices of fruits and vegetables have forced over 55 percent of middle and low income groups to switch over to pre-cooked and ready-to-eat food items to keep the kitchen budget intact, says a survey by industry body Assocham.