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Volume 463: debated on Monday 11 April 1949

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asked the Minister of Food what is the annual consumption of onions in this country.

Consumption of onions varies from year to year, according to supply, price and the other vegetables available. In the 12 months ended 30th June, 1948, it was about 152,000 tons. In the year to June, 1949, it may be 243,000 tons.