60% drop in local fruit production sees prices go up


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 06 May 2014

Fruits seller Irwan Syah arranging local fruits at his stall in Jalan Raja Alang near Pasar Chow Kit in Kuala Lumpur.

PETALING JAYA: It is literally a less fruitful year for Malaysians with a 60% drop in local fruit production brought about by the recent dry spell.

Fruits have also become costlier with price rises of between 50 sen and 60 sen a kilo for many varieties.

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