For the second week in April, tomato recorded the highest gain in price.
It is now selling at 7 cedis 20 pesewas per medium size tin.
[contextly_sidebar id=”n9cgdv4bA4TOwghce97GeVVJNymoqfXj”]Yam followed with a 5 percent gain in price to close the week at 5 cedis 60 pesewas per medium size tuber.
Checks by Esoko Ghana also indicated that imported rice and millet gained 3 percent each to sell at 28 cedis 40 pesewas and 5 cedis 50 pesewas for a 5 kilogram bag and medium size tin respectively.
Fresh tubers of cassava however dropped 4 percent in price to close the week at 6 cedis 40 pesewas for three to four tubers.
According to Esoko Ghana, a medium size tin of fresh tomatoes gained 17 percent in Takoradi to close the week at 12 cedis.
At Techiman, the commodity gained 14 percent and it is selling at 4 cedis.
The price of tomato also increased on the Kumasi and Tamale markets. It gained 4 and 2 percent to close the week at 5 cedis 40 pesewas and 3 cedis 10 pesewas respectively.
In the other markets, the price remained the same.
Esoko further stated that the price for a medium tin of maize increased on the various markets.
In Accra, it increased by 3 percent to close the week at 5 cedis and also gained by 4 percent in Kumasi to close the week at 5 cedis 40 pesewas.
While on the other markets, the price remained the same.
Credit: Esoko Ghana Commodity Index