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Tag Archives: vegetable

Lettuce is expensive

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: Despite the peaceful sale of tomatoes in the last few months without any chaos or high prices, this red fruit’s friend on the same plate – lettuce – has a different story these days, as the local market is currently witnessing a crisis especially with the …

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21% of Kuwaiti vegetables, fruits contaminated with pesticides

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: The Director of the Desert Agriculture and Ecosystems (DAE) Program at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) Dr Mohammed Al-Bouha revealed a number of research projects carried out by the institute to develop the agricultural sector in the country using modern technologies instead of primitive …

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Bid to test fresh fruits, veggies

Public Authority for Food & Nutrition adopts mechanism KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: The Public Authority for Food and Nutrition has adopted a mechanism to test fresh fruits and vegetables arriving in the country through different outlets, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the mechanism the products exporting country must produce the …

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Hike in onion prices tied to low supplies – Sack of 16 kilogram goes for 8 dinars

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15: Inadequate supply of onions in the market is causing the recent hike in prices of the commodity, reports Al-Anba daily quoting a source from Fruits and Vegetable market. He noted the issue is partly to do with import of large quantities of onions that were declared …

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MoCI bans import of some veggies – High percentage of pesticide residues cited

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: Ministry of Commerce and Industry has banned the import of Jordanian cauliflowers and cabbages, Omani carrots, and Egyptian onions, guavas and lettuces due to the presence of high percentage of pesticide residues beyond the permitted limits as per the approved standards. Minister of Commerce and Industry, …

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