Monsoon could drive up vegetable prices 70%, say farmers

Noel Achariam

The Cameron Highlands Vegetable Growers Association forecasts the price of French beans (retail RM12-14), capsicum (retail RM12-13 per kg) might go up more if the weather worsens next month. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 20, 2023.

THE monsoon season could affect the output of vegetables, raising prices by up to 70% next month, farmer groups said. 

They said that with the erratic weather, production of produce such as tomatoes, string beans, spring onion, coriander, chili and others could drop by 30%.

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access!

Subscribe Now!

Sign up or sign in here to comment.