Almost all vital produce including meat, ghee, cooking oil, flour, onion, chicken, and fruits have seen a prominent increase in prices today.
The government, on the one hand, is aggressive against hoarders, but the administration has failed to regulate the the market prices of vegetables and fruits.
In Karachi, prices for fruit, vegetables, and poultry have risen.
Lemon is priced at the rate of RS 2200 per weight of 5kg among fruits, but the price of apple has been increased from Rs 190 to Rs 260 per kg.
Potatoes and onions now cost Rs 300 per 5 kg of weight among vegetables. Which means they are priced at Rs 60 per kg now.
There was no respite in the chicken prices, as some dealers started charging for chicken as high as Rs 165 per kg, when previously it was sold for Rs 135 per kg.
Fresh chicken meat will now cost 260 rs per kilo. Bone beef costs Rs 500, while boneless beef costs Rs 650 per kilogram.