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Wheat flour prices jump over 17% in one yr, now closer to sugar, rice: Rpt

The rise in wheat flour prices has come on the back of an increase in wheat prices as well


BS Web Team New Delhi
The daily average retail prices of wheat flour (atta) have jumped over 17% in the past one year, becoming almost equal to that of rice (Rs 37.96 per kg) and closing the gap with sugar (Rs 42.69 per kg), The Indian Express reported Friday. 
Citing data collated by the Department of Consumer Affairs, the report said the all-India average retail price of wheat flour was recorded at Rs 36.98 per kg on Tuesday. This reflected a rise of 17.51 per cent from a year ago, when it was Rs 31.47 a kg.
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First Published: Nov 25 2022 | 11:19 AM IST

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