The owner of the Ministry of Agrarian Development and IrrigationNelly Paredes, carried out this Friday, January 20, a tour of the Great Wholesale Market of Lima (GMML) in Santa Anita, where she reported that the Vegetable prices remain stable.
“The mobilizations of yesterday and today have created a lot of uncertainty for the population of Lima, but now that we are taking a tour of the market, we can see that prices are holding up,” he told TV Peru.
Along these lines, he also called on food vendors to avoid speculating about any rise in costs. “I call on the merchants, because they also have to help us work in peace and tranquility. And how do they do it? Well, not speculating on prices, because a normal supply is entering the market”, he added.
Paredes also highlighted that the entry of vegetables into the Santa Anita Wholesale Market It is normal and maintains a sufficient supply for the public in the capital city.
“So far, 5,300 tons of food have entered and we still have room for more vegetables to enter,” he said.
Likewise, this trend is repeated in other markets of metropolitan Lima. According to the Supply and Price Information System (SISAP) of the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri), this Friday there are high stocks of products, such as garlic (100%), sweet potato (100%), onion (100%), corn (90%), potato (90%), tomato (100%), carrot (100%), broad bean (70%), pea (60%), among others.
Nevertheless, El Limon has reported fewer transfers due to difficulties in the transit of trucks from the north of the country.
For its part, in the Fruit Market No. 2 of La Victoria, a similar panorama could be verified, where the entry of 2,206 tons of various fruits was registered, and whose arrival of products occurred without setbacks, it even has high stocks of the different fruits, such as apple (90%), orange (90%), papaya (90%), strawberry (90%), among others.
“The wholesale markets are properly supplied and prices remain stable within the reach of housewives. Today we arrived very early at this wholesale market in Santa Anita and we have verified the normal arrival of trucks with products, despite the presence of some roadblocks,” said the Minister of Midagri.
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