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First consignment of 40 tons of Sudanese onions sold out

No shortage of supply of any other commodities: official

KUWAIT CITY, April 13: An official from Wafer Food Services Company, which is in charge of managing Al-Fordah Market, says 40 tons of onions that were imported from Sudan were sold out on Saturday, April 11, reports Al-Anba daily.

He explained that the onions sold in the state’s Central Market for Fruits and Vegetables (Al-Fordah Market) are imported from several countries currently such as Egypt, Jordan, Yemen, India and now Sudan. Huge quantities of onions are expected to arrive in the next few days, and the cost will not exceed 315 fils per kilo for all kinds.

On Saturday morning, the daily conducted a tour of the Al-Fordah Market, which is managed and organized by Wafer Food Services Company, and discovered the availability of onions in very large quantities.

The market also witnessed employees of Ministry of Commerce and Industry supervising the handing over of onions to the representatives of cooperative societies, central markets and outlets selling fruits and vegetables in the country.

The official said, “After closing the market for the shoppers, we created time for the cooperative societies, groceries, and outlets selling vegetables. There is no shortage of supply of any of the other commodities. Tomatoes from Jordan, Kuwait and Egypt are available. We reassure the general public (citizens and expatriates) that the market continues to be a safety valve for food security in Kuwait.”

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