The demand for cucumber has increased sharply in the last year. However, aggregate output only accounts for less than 1% of global supply. With the commodity selling at N300 per kilo (smuggled: N2,000 per kilo), it serves as a major component of the salad basket for the health conscious and weight sensitive Nigerians.
The attached document contains a snapshot of the developments in the commodities market both in the domestic and global context.
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