Vegetable prices set to shoot up with Camerons in lockdown


Khoo Gek San

More than 20 crops, including pepper, capsicum, Japanese cucumbers, cabbage, green beans, and leafy vegetables will be affected by the restrictions, say farmers. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, June 15, 2021.

PRICES for some 20 types of vegetables will go up as the enhanced movement-control order (EMCO) in Cameron Highlands has shut down many farms, said farmers and wholesalers.

Farmers said the EMCO has made it impossible for them to tend to their farms in five Kg Raja areas, namely Sg Ikan, Blue Valley, Taman Matahari Cerah, Taman Desa Corina and Kg Baru.


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