May 27, 2008 / 5:02 AM / 11 years ago

PRESS DIGEST - India Commodity News - May 27

MUMBAI, May 27 (Reuters) - Indian newspapers carried the following stories in their print or Web editions on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

BUSINESS STANDARD (www.business-standard.com)

* Farmers in central Gujarat have been shifting to grape cultivation from tobacco and banana in the last two years. Cities like Ahmedabad and Vadodara are proving to be a good market for grapes grown in the region.

FINANCIAL EXPRESS (www.financialexpress.com)

* The Kerala government-run grocery outfit, Supplyco, is likely to source about 1.6 billion rupees worth of rice buffer from West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh. The state’s cabinet will decide on on Wednesday on whether the purchase is to be subsidised by the government.

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