Yam price rises to N230 as tomato drops by 1.8% per kg

Yam Export

The average price of a kilogram of yam tuber moved up 1.92 percent to N230 last month from N226.51 in January as tomato dropped from N271 to N267, according to selected food prices watch report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). For Yam, a 7.10 percent year-on-year increase was recorded with the highest price […]

Sugar, coffee prices ease as cocoa futures resume climb

Cocoa futures rose on Monday as the market resumed its advance after toppling from multi-month peaks in the prior session while sugar and coffee prices were slightly lower. May New York cocoa was up $26, or 1.1 percent, at $2,491 a tonne at 1156 GMT. Prices have risen by more than 30 percent since the […]