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The prices of locally-made rice have trickled down across major markets in Lagos State on the back of sustained reduction in the price of foreign-made rice as other major food items such as; tomatoes, onions, pepper, and potatoes record further decline in price.

This is according to the latest market survey, carried out by Nairalytics Research .

According to the report, a 50kg bag of Mama’s Pride rice – a locally produced rice now sells for an average of N22,875, representing a 3.7% decline in price, while a 50kg bag of Royal Stallion rice now sells for an average of N24,250.

Also, the price of a bag of onions (Dry onions) crashed by as much as 23% to sell for an average of N16,500, while a big basket of round shaped tomatoes currently sells for an average of N4,000 as against an initial average of N6,500.

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This report contains information on items that witnessed price increase, price decrease, as well as information on special markets and insights750

Items That Witnessed Price Decrease

The price of a 10kg size of Mama Gold rice decreased by 4% to sell for an average of N4,225 compared to an initial average of N4,400 recorded two weeks ago.

A 50kg bag of Royal Stallion that was previously sold for an average of N24,500, now sells for an average of N24,250. This represents a 1% decline in price.

Also, the price of a 50kg bag of Mama Gold rice now sells for an average of N24,250 as against an initial average of N24,875.

A 50kg bag of Mama’s Pride rice, initially sold for an average of N23,750 now sells for an average of N22,875, representing a reduction of 3.7%.

The biggest basket of Irish potatoes that was sold for an average of N25,000 two weeks ago now sells for an average of 17,000. This represents a 32% decline in price.

Also, a medium-sized basket of Irish potatoes now sells for an average of N2,200 as against N2,600 recorded earlier in the month.

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The price of a big basket of round shaped tomatoes dipped by 38.5% to sell for an average of N4,000 compared to an initial average of N6,500.

A medium-sized basket of round shaped tomatoes that was initially sold for an average of N3,000 now sells for an average of N1,500. This represents a decline in price of 50%.

A big bag size of pepper now sells for an average of N7,250 compared to an initial average of N7,750 representing a decline in price of 6.5%.

Also, the price of a medium-sized bag of pepper declined by 6.7% to sell for an average of N3,500 compared to an initial average of N3,750.

A big bag of dry onions currently sells for an average of N16,500 as against an average of N21,500 recorded two weeks ago. This represents 23.3% reduction in price.

The price of a big bag size of new onions also reduced by 24.2% to sell for an average of N12,500 compared to an initial average of N16,500.

A big bag of melon now sells for an average of N43,500. A 3.3% decline when compared to an initial average of N45,000.

Items That Witnessed Price Increase

The price of a 50kg bag of honey beans popularly known as “oloyin” increased by 7.6% to sell for an average of N21,875 compared to an initial average of N20,333 while a bag of white beans of the same size grew by 9.6% to sell for an average of N46,750.

A big bag of Bush mango seed popularly known as ogbono now sells for an average of N120,000 representing an increase of 14.3% from an initial average of N105,000.

A Nylon of crayfish that was initially sold for an average of N14,250 now sells for an average of N14,750. This represents a 3.5% increase in price.

A 50kg bag of yellow maize now sells for an average of N24,625 from an initial average of N23,333 while a bag of white maize of the same size now sells for an average of N24,500.

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The price of a crate of egg increased by 7.2% to sell for an average of N1,300 as against an initial average of N1,213.

A 25 litres gallon of vegetable oil that was sold for an average of N16,625 two weeks ago has increased by 9% to sell for an average of N18,125.

Also, a 5 litres gallon of vegetable oil now sells for an average of N3,550 as against an initial average of N3,425 recorded earlier in the month.

A big basket of sweet potatoes currently sells for an average of N6,500 representing an increase in price of 8.3% compared to an initial average of N6,000.

A 50kg bag of white garri that was initially sold for an average of N10,750 now sells for an average of N12,750. This translates to an 18.6% increase in price.

Items That Maintained Initial Prices

A 50kg bag of brown beans continues to sell for an average of N30,000 same as recorded two weeks ago.

A big tuber of yam still sells for an average of N1,000 while a medium-sized tuber sells for an average of N588.

A 50kg bag of Ijebu garri continues to sell for an average of N14,375, while yellow garri sells for an average of N11,125.

A 50kg bag of Honey well and Mama Gold flour sells for N13,950 and N13,850 respectively, while a bag of Dangote flour sells for an average of N13,750.

A 25 litres gallon of palm oil sells for an average of N13,000 while a 5 litres size sells for an average of N2,675.

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Horse fish (Kote) and Titus fish still sell for an average of N613 and 638 respectively across markets in Lagos.

A carton of full chicken sells for an average of N14,125, Chicken lap also sells for an average of N13,875 while a carton of turkey is sold for an average of N18,500.

A 12.5kg cylinder of cooking gas is filled for an average of N3,975, while a 5kg cylinder is filled for an average of N1,750.

Amongst the list of food items that maintained their initial prices include: noodles, beverages, cocoa drinks, sugar, water, and juice.

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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