Onion hits century in Shimla


imageShimla : The peak tourist rush coupled with the festival season, onions have hit the ?100 mark.

People told Sun Post that the price has continued to hover around the ? 100 mark for the last couple of days in this Himachal Pradesh capital .

Even in smaller towns and villages onions continue to be sold for ? 75 to ? 100 , reports said .

Hotel and restaurant owners say they have no choice but to buy onions but are trying to reduce its use but not at the cost of taste .

Many households have for long stopped using onions for cooking . But the demand doesn’t seem to be dropping .

Commission agents and sellers dealing in onions say the prices are unlikely to come down in the next few weeks .