Jaffna red onion farmers penetrate Dambulla market
Red onion farmers from Jaffna now bring their harvest directly to the
Dambulla Economic Centre. Due to this they are up on the deal and have
greater satisfaction too, said Dambulla Economic Development Society
Chairman U.R. Dayanandasiri.More than 100,000 kilos of onion are brought
to the Dambulla Economic Centre daily from Jaffna.
Due to the prevailing peaceful situation, the Jaffna red onion
farmers are able to market their products directly in the Dambulla
Economic Centre without the mediation of a third person.
A kilo of red onion is purchased from farmers in Jaffna at a price
between Rs. 20 and Rs. 30, but is sold at a price between Rs. 40 and Rs.
55 directly by the farmers at the Dambulla Economic Centre.