Italy March Average Fruit Prices

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

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                          March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                           2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                           ------------------ Euro per Kilo -------------------
Almond                     0.93    0.93    0.99    1.07    1.07    1.07    1.07
Peeled Almond              2.30    2.32    2.33    2.40    2.40    2.31    2.27
Apple                      0.72    0.71    0.69    0.66    0.65    0.66    0.62
Clementine                  n/a    0.39    0.31    0.31    0.36    0.59     n/a
Grapes                      n/a     n/a     n/a    0.80    0.38    0.42    0.46
Hazelnut                   1.90    1.90    1.87    1.85    1.97    2.15    2.25
Kaki fruit                  n/a     n/a     n/a    0.53    0.53    0.73     n/a
Kiwi fruit                 0.89    0.88    0.88    0.88    0.74    0.57     n/a
Lemon                      0.34    0.37    0.38    0.44    0.53    0.60    0.56
Mandarin                   0.31    0.30    0.28    0.32    0.35     n/a     n/a
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                          March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                           2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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Nectarine                   n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.43
Orange                     0.31    0.30    0.28    0.29    0.31    0.30     n/a
Peach                       n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.40
Pear                       1.15    1.08    0.99    0.96    0.93    0.87    0.72
Plum                        n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.62
Walnut                     1.90    1.90    1.90    1.79    2.17    2.34    2.35
                          ----------------- Monthly % Change ------------------
Almond                     0.0%   -6.1%   -7.5%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%
Peeled Almond             -0.9%   -0.4%   -2.9%    0.0%    3.9%    1.8%   -6.2%
Apple                      1.4%    2.9%    4.5%    1.5%   -1.5%    6.5%    8.8%
Clementine                  n/a   25.8%    0.0%  -13.9%  -39.0%     n/a     n/a
Grapes                      n/a     n/a     n/a  110.5%   -9.5%   -8.7%  -13.2%
Hazelnut                   0.0%    1.6%    1.1%   -6.1%   -8.4%   -4.4%   -0.9%
Kaki fruit                  n/a     n/a     n/a    0.0%  -27.4%     n/a     n/a
Kiwi fruit                 1.1%    0.0%    0.0%   18.9%   29.8%     n/a     n/a
Lemon                     -8.1%   -2.6%  -13.6%  -17.0%  -11.7%    7.1%   43.6%
Mandarin                   3.3%    7.1%  -12.5%   -8.6%     n/a     n/a     n/a
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                          March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                           2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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Nectarine                   n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   -6.5%
Orange                     3.3%    7.1%   -3.4%   -6.5%    3.3%     n/a     n/a
Peach                       n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   -9.1%
Pear                       6.5%    9.1%    3.1%    3.2%    6.9%   20.8%   28.6%
Plum                        n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   10.7%
Walnut                     0.0%    0.0%    6.1%  -17.5%   -7.3%   -0.4%     n/a
                         -------------------- YoY % Change --------------------
Almond                   -13.1%  -13.1%   -7.5%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%   -7.0%
Peeled Almond             -1.3%    1.8%    2.2%    6.7%    9.6%    7.4%   -8.8%
Apple                     28.6%   26.8%   25.5%   22.2%   22.6%   29.4%   14.8%
Clementine                  n/a   44.4%    3.3%    3.3%   16.1%   84.4%     n/a
Grapes                      n/a     n/a     n/a   50.9%  -35.6%   -2.3%    0.0%
Hazelnut                 -33.1%  -32.6%  -31.8%  -28.6%  -20.6%   -6.1%    4.2%
Kaki fruit                  n/a     n/a     n/a   29.3%   -1.9%    9.0%     n/a
Kiwi fruit                17.1%   15.8%   17.3%   22.2%   21.3%   21.3%     n/a
Lemon                      9.7%    5.7%    2.7%   12.8%   26.2%   46.3%   55.6%
Mandarin                  -3.1%   -6.3%   -9.7%    0.0%   16.7%     n/a     n/a
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                          March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                           2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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Nectarine                   n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   22.9%
Orange                    34.8%   30.4%   27.3%   11.5%   10.7%    3.4%     n/a
Peach                       n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   14.3%
Pear                     109.1%   96.4%   76.8%   65.5%   57.6%   42.6%   33.3%
Plum                        n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   12.7%
Walnut                   -38.7%  -38.7%  -36.7%  -35.6%  -18.1%    2.2%   30.6%
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NOTE: Monthly and annual percentage change calculated by Bloomberg.

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

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