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Italy January Average Vegetables Prices

Following is a summary of the January average vegetables’ producer prices from the Istituto di Servizi per il Mercato Agricolo Alimentare in Rome:

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                           Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July
                           2013    2012    2012    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                           ----------------- Euro per Kilo* -------------------
Artichoke*                 0.39    0.40    0.31    0.41     n/a     n/a     n/a
Aubergine                   n/a     n/a     n/a    0.25    0.28    0.26    0.33
Greenhouse aubergine       0.87    1.08    0.55    0.52     n/a     n/a     n/a
Carrot                     0.20    0.19    0.21    0.20    0.22    0.36    0.41
Cauliflower and broccoli   0.50    0.56    0.33    0.44    0.60    0.40    0.41
Celery                     0.23    0.29    0.24    0.35    0.49    0.46    0.37
Cherry tomato              0.88    0.88    0.76    0.80    0.68    0.58    0.60
Cucumber                    n/a     n/a     n/a    0.24    0.39    0.24    0.30
Greenhouse cucumber        0.70    0.82    0.25    0.24     n/a     n/a     n/a
Endive                     0.38    0.34    0.28    0.18    0.59    0.45    0.43
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                           Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July
                           2013    2012    2012    2012    2012    2012    2012
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Fennel                     0.35    0.30    0.30    0.50     n/a     n/a    0.35
Garlic                     1.52    1.68    1.73    1.90    1.92    1.94    2.21
Green beans                 n/a     n/a    0.58    0.63    1.13    1.17    0.90
Lettuce                    0.49    0.46    0.33    0.36    0.52    0.41    0.26
Onion                      0.35    0.33    0.32    0.32    0.25    0.23    0.25
Pepper                      n/a     n/a     n/a    0.33    0.40    0.46    0.49
Greenhouse pepper          0.77    0.81    0.51    0.56     n/a     n/a     n/a
Potato                     0.34    0.34    0.31    0.29    0.28    0.20    0.10
New potatoes               0.34    0.34    0.31    0.29    0.28    0.20    0.10
Radicchio                   n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.15
Spinach                    0.84    0.68    0.52    0.71     n/a     n/a     n/a
Tomato                      n/a     n/a     n/a    0.53    0.51    0.45    0.45
Greenhouse tomato          0.70    0.65    0.46    0.39    0.23    0.24    0.27
Zucchini                    n/a     n/a    0.61    0.53    0.56    0.28    0.30
Greenhouse zucchini        1.13    1.37    0.64    0.41     n/a     n/a     n/a
                          ----------------- Monthly % Change ------------------
Artichoke*                -2.5%   29.0%  -24.4%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
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                           Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July
                           2013    2012    2012    2012    2012    2012    2012
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Aubergine                   n/a     n/a     n/a  -10.7%    7.7%  -21.2%  -17.5%
Greenhouse aubergine     -19.4%   96.4%    5.8%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Carrot                     5.3%   -9.5%    5.0%   -9.1%  -38.9%  -12.2%    7.9%
Cauliflower and broccoli -10.7%   69.7%  -25.0%  -26.7%   50.0%   -2.4%  -19.6%
Celery                   -20.7%   20.8%  -31.4%  -28.6%    6.5%   24.3%   19.4%
Cherry tomato              0.0%   15.8%   -5.0%   17.6%   17.2%   -3.3%  -25.0%
Cucumber                    n/a     n/a     n/a  -38.5%   62.5%  -20.0%   -9.1%
Greenhouse cucumber      -14.6%  228.0%    4.2%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Endive                    11.8%   21.4%   55.6%  -69.5%   31.1%    4.7%   13.2%
Fennel                    16.7%    0.0%  -40.0%     n/a     n/a     n/a  -22.2%
Garlic                    -9.5%   -2.9%   -8.9%   -1.0%   -1.0%  -12.2%   39.0%
Green beans                 n/a     n/a   -7.9%  -44.2%   -3.4%   30.0%  -10.0%
Lettuce                    6.5%   39.4%   -8.3%  -30.8%   26.8%   57.7%   13.0%
Onion                      6.1%    3.1%    0.0%   28.0%    8.7%   -8.0%  -10.7%
Pepper                      n/a     n/a     n/a  -17.5%  -13.0%   -6.1%  -23.4%
Greenhouse pepper         -4.9%   58.8%   -8.9%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Potato                     0.0%    9.7%    6.9%    3.6%   40.0%  100.0%     n/a
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                           Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July
                           2013    2012    2012    2012    2012    2012    2012
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New potatoes               0.0%    9.7%    6.9%    3.6%   40.0%  100.0%     n/a
Radicchio                   n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a  -21.1%
Spinach                   23.5%   30.8%  -26.8%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Tomato                      n/a     n/a     n/a    3.9%   13.3%    0.0%  -18.2%
Greenhouse tomato          7.7%   41.3%   17.9%   69.6%   -4.2%  -11.1%  -12.9%
Zucchini                    n/a     n/a   15.1%   -5.4%  100.0%   -6.7%  -18.9%
Greenhouse zucchini      -17.5%  114.1%   56.1%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
                         -------------------- YoY % Change --------------------
Artichoke*                62.5%   33.3%  -11.4%    2.5%     n/a     n/a     n/a
Aubergine                   n/a     n/a     n/a  -16.7%   12.0%   -7.1%   -2.9%
Greenhouse aubergine      -8.4%   30.1%  -31.3%  -37.3%     n/a     n/a     n/a
Carrot                    53.8%   46.2%   50.0%   66.7%  100.0%   38.5%   51.9%
Cauliflower and broccoli  85.2%   86.7%   -8.3%  -12.0%   25.0%  -33.3%  -24.1%
Celery                     9.5%   31.8%   -7.7%   16.7%   69.0%   91.7%   42.3%
Cherry tomato            -28.5%  -18.5%  -20.8%   -5.9%   65.9%   56.8%   39.5%
Cucumber                    n/a     n/a     n/a   14.3%   34.5%   33.3%   57.9%
Kaki fruit                40.0%   78.3%  -37.5%  -57.9%     n/a     n/a     n/a
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                           Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July
                           2013    2012    2012    2012    2012    2012    2012
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Endive                    65.2%   25.9%   -3.4%     n/a   28.3%   45.2%   53.6%
Fennel                   -33.0%  -24.3%  -28.2%  -19.5%  -22.6%  -38.4%  -34.6%
Garlic                      n/a     n/a  -63.3%  -50.0%    1.8%   14.7%   21.6%
Green beans               48.5%   39.4%    0.0%   12.5%   18.2%   78.3%   13.0%
Lettuce                   52.2%   50.0%   45.5%   39.1%   31.6%    9.5%  -54.5%
Onion                       n/a     n/a     n/a  -10.8%    0.0%   -2.1%    0.0%
Pepper                     4.1%   42.1%   21.4%   -6.7%     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse pepper         30.8%   25.9%   19.2%   16.0%   12.0%   33.3%    0.0%
Potato                    30.8%   25.9%   19.2%   16.0%   12.0%   33.3%    0.0%
New potatoes                n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    7.1%
Radicchio                 42.4%   19.3%    0.0%   26.8%     n/a     n/a     n/a
Spinach                     n/a     n/a     n/a   12.8%   30.8%   21.6%   18.4%
Tomato                   -14.6%  -14.5%  -40.3%  -18.8%  -11.5%   20.0%   50.0%
Greenhouse tomato           n/a     n/a   -1.6%    3.9%   75.0%  -17.6%   -9.1%
Zucchini                  10.8%  174.0%   28.0%  -26.8%     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse zucchini        0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%
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NOTE: * = Artichoke prices are in euro per unit.

SOURCE: ISMEA - Istituto di Servizi per il Mercato Agricolo Alimentare

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