In the Greater Accra region foodstuffs prices have started to decrease after practicing major levels of hikes for close to six months -from February 2016.
Checks by media across the various markets make known that most food prices have reduced by over 50 percent because of the abundance of the crops.
Traders attribute this turn of events to the recent heavy rains downpour and change in climate conditions.
Prior to the latest development prices of various food stuff across markets from February hit an recorded high, striking levels that had not been experienced in over 5 years.
Most of foodstuff such as garden eggs, okro and nkontomire has started experiencing a major decline in prices, with most of them reducing by over 80 %.
For example Nkontomire which used to sell at 5ghc is now coming for 50p while okro is going for 1 cedi now going between 10 and 14 pieces and almost same price for the garden eggs.
A medium size tin of tomatoes is now going for 25 cedis from the 30 cedis recorded earlier.
The Makola market traders in Accra, say the rains have lastly saved their businesses from collapse.
They said, the recent downpour gave way for huge yield of foodstuff. Most particularly Okro and garden eggs. One may get so many for a very low price.
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