Food

Food

Govt launches food systems dashboard

Food ministry, BBS and GAIN worked together for it

1w ago

Kitchen Markets: Veggie prices shoot up

Along with price hikes of chicken and fish, some vegetables also saw rising prices in the kitchen markets of the capital yesterday, adding to the never-ending burden on the pockets of low-income groups.

1w ago

Mobile court jails vendor for selling dead chicken in Gazipur

A mobile court today fined a vendor for selling dead chicken meat in Gazipur's Kapasia..Tofazzal Mia, 25, of Kandapara area of Narsingdi's Madhabdi municipality, was also jailed for seven days, reports our Gazipur correspondent quoting the executive magistrate.

1w ago

Onion prices up by Tk10-15

Onion price has increased by Tk 10 to Tk 15 per kilo in Dhaka's kitchen markets over the past two days

1w ago

Mango harvesting in Natore to begin on May 25

Natore district administration today set May 25 to begin mango harvesting and marketing with the Gopalbhog variety this year

1w ago

Chicken price soars by up to Tk 50 a kg in a month

The price of chicken, a staple source of animal protein for many, has increased by Tk 40-50 per kg in a month, causing frustration to low-income families.

2w ago

Fish, chicken get pricier

The prices of chicken, fish, and onion have gone up in Dhaka’s kitchen markets, putting the low-income people in a bind.

2w ago

Nearly 282 million people faced acute hunger in 2023: UN-led report

Food insecurity worsened around the world in 2023, with some 282 million people suffering from acute hunger due to conflicts, particularly in Gaza and Sudan, UN agencies and development groups said Wednesday

4w ago

Govt to procure 17 lakh tonnes Boro paddy, rice

The government has set a target to procure five lakh tonnes of paddy, 11 lakh tonnes of boiled rice, one lakh tonne of atap rice and 500,000 tonnes of wheat in the upcoming Boro season

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The taste of Royal Tehari House: A Nilkhet heritage

Nestled among the busy bookshops of Nilkhet, Royal Tehari House is a shop that offers students a delectable treat without burning a hole in their pockets.

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ADB forecasts 6.1% GDP growth for Bangladesh in FY24, higher than World Bank’s

The ADB’s projection comes days after the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics said economic growth in the October-December quarter of fiscal 2023-24 halved to 3.78 percent, the slowest pace in three quarters, as manufacturing output growth declined sharply owing to reduced domestic consumption.

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Chicken prices soar by up to Tk 40 per kg

Much to the frustration of people from low-income groups, the price of chicken, one of the most common sources of animal protein, has shot up by Tk 30 to Tk 40 per kg over the last couple of days in the capital’s kitchen markets.

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Chicken prices soar by up to Tk 40 per kg

Traders in city’s kitchen markets blame sudden rise in demand ahead of Eid

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Govt to fix rice prices too

State Minister for Commerce Ahsanul Islam Titu said yesterday that the government will fix rice prices based on variety and seasonal production costs to combat price manipulation in domestic markets starting this Baishakh, the first month of the Bangla calendar.

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Meat prices up in city markets

Prices of beef, chicken and potatoes have increased in the capital’s kitchen markets over the last week and a half.

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Onion prices drop a little

The prices of onions have come down in the country’s markets despite India’s indefinite ban on the export of the vegetable.

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Price caps on agricultural products don’t work

Setting the prices of produces would not rein in the spiralling prices of essentials, said Commerce Secretary Tapan Kanti Ghosh yesterday.

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