Indonesia faces chilli shortage

Skyrocketing prices of the commodity have hit a population that loves spicy food.

    " />

    Chilli prices in Indonesia have jumped over the past few months, with some varieties costing up to $11 per kg - a hefty amount for a commodity that is enjoyed by a people that generally like their food as spicy as they can get it.

    The skyrocketing prices have prompted food vendors to cut back on their use of chillies and a major shortage across the country.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vassen reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Assad to Putin: Thank you for 'saving our country'

    Assad to Putin: Thank you for 'saving our country'

    Russian and Syrian presidents meet to discuss strategy against 'terrorism' and political settlement options.

    What is behind the covert Israeli-Saudi relations?

    What is behind the covert Israeli-Saudi relations?

    Analysts say that the recent covert ties between Israel and Saudi Arabia are due to a new regional paradigm.

    Is Saudi Arabia becoming a danger to the region?

    Is Saudi Arabia becoming a danger to the region?

    We talk to US Congressman Ro Khanna about power politics and debate Mohammed bin Salman's new strategy for the Kingdom.