Price watch: Cost of Benguet flowers rise ahead of Undas

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Flowers sold in Baguio City public market are already marked up days before the observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day in the country.

The Department of Agriculture, who has been monitoring the prices, said that despite the closure of cemeteries on November 1 and 2, many people are still buying flowers to remember their departed.

As of Wednesday, October 27, a dozen large red roses was sold for P300, up from P150 the previous week. Large white roses were sold for P350 a dozen, up from P250 from October 18 to October 24.

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