Onion wholesale prices ease by Rs 9/kg

New Delhi, January 3 (PTI): Onion prices fell by Rs 9 to Rs 41 per kg today in the wholesale market of Lasalgaon, in Nashik district of Maharashtra, on the back of increased arrivals of the commodity. According to data from the National Horticulture Research and Development Foundation, wholesale onion rates in Lasalgaon dipped to Rs 41/kg today from Rs 50/kg on December 31. This was facilitated by an upsurge in arrivals to 17,640 quintals today, compared to 8,040 quintals on December 31. However, wholesale prices at Pimpalgaon, another key market in Nashik district, remained stable at Rs 43 per kg.