Volatility, thy name is onion: A deep-dive into water, markets and the great Indian onion story

  • Indians consume onions every day: in curries, in salads, as accompaniments. Meaning, there is year-round demand.

  • Supply, however, is seasonal.

  • Onions come from primarily from three states (Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka) who, between them, provide two-thirds of the onion crop.


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