Italy Average Weekly Vegetables Prices: Week to May 5

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

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                          April 29 April 22 April 15  April 8  April 1 March 25
                              to       to       to       to       to       to
                             May 5 April 28 April 21 April 14  April 7 March 31
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                              ---------------- Euro per Kilo ------------------
Artichoke*                    0.16     0.15     0.16     0.20     0.24     0.28
Aubergine                     0.55     0.48     0.41     0.44     0.48     0.70
Greenhouse aubergine          0.55     0.48     0.41     0.44     0.48     0.70
Carrot                        0.58     0.36     0.33     0.31     0.31     0.31
Cauliflower and broccoli      0.79     0.41     0.43     0.43     0.28     0.29
Celery                         n/a      n/a     0.11     0.13     0.14     0.15
Cherry tomato                 1.10     1.00     0.85     1.00     1.05     1.15
Cucumber                      0.31     0.29     0.25     0.28     0.33     0.54
Greenhouse cucumber           0.31     0.29     0.25     0.28     0.33     0.54
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                          April 29 April 22 April 15  April 8  April 1 March 25
                              to       to       to       to       to       to
                             May 5 April 28 April 21 April 14  April 7 March 31
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Endive                        0.23     0.24     0.23     0.23     0.25     0.28
Fennel                        0.28     0.27     0.25     0.26     0.26     0.29
Green beans                   1.95      n/a      n/a      n/a      n/a      n/a
Lettuce                       0.41     0.44     0.34     0.38     0.38     0.39
Onion                         0.30     0.30     0.35     0.53     0.68     0.56
Pepper                        0.95     0.85     0.74     0.81     0.93     1.15
Greenhouse pepper             0.95     0.85     0.74     0.81     0.93     1.15
Potato                        0.40     0.41     0.41     0.40     0.39     0.39
New potatoes                  0.60     0.65     0.58     0.51     0.53     0.60
Radicchio                     1.19     1.06     1.30     0.95     0.90     1.15
Spinach                       0.49     0.66     0.66     0.71     0.82     0.89
Tomato                        1.10     1.00     0.85     1.00     1.05     1.15
Greenhouse tomato             0.89     0.67     0.58     0.61     0.68     0.80
Zucchini                      0.62     0.75     0.80     0.80      n/a      n/a
Greenhouse zucchini           0.27     0.25     0.28     0.39     0.56     0.76

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                          April 29 April 22 April 15  April 8  April 1 March 25
                              to       to       to       to       to       to
                             May 5 April 28 April 21 April 14  April 7 March 31
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                             ---------------- Weekly % Change -----------------
Artichoke*                    6.7%    -6.3%   -20.0%   -16.7%   -14.3%    -9.7%
Aubergine                    14.6%    17.1%    -6.8%    -8.3%   -31.4%     0.0%
Greenhouse aubergine         14.6%    17.1%    -6.8%    -8.3%   -31.4%     0.0%
Carrot                       61.1%     9.1%     6.5%     0.0%     0.0%     0.0%
Cauliflower and broccoli     92.7%    -4.7%     0.0%    53.6%    -3.4%   -12.1%
Celery                         n/a      n/a   -15.4%    -7.1%    -6.7%    -6.3%
Cherry tomato                10.0%    17.6%   -15.0%    -4.8%    -8.7%     0.0%
Cucumber                      6.9%    16.0%   -10.7%   -15.2%   -38.9%     0.0%
Greenhouse cucumber           6.9%    16.0%   -10.7%   -15.2%   -38.9%     0.0%
Endive                       -4.2%     4.3%     0.0%    -8.0%   -10.7%     0.0%
Fennel                        3.7%     8.0%    -3.8%     0.0%   -10.3%     0.0%
Lettuce                      -6.8%    29.4%   -10.5%     0.0%    -2.6%     0.0%
Onion                         0.0%   -14.3%   -34.0%   -22.1%    21.4%     0.0%
Pepper                       11.8%    14.9%    -8.6%   -12.9%   -19.1%     0.0%
Greenhouse pepper            11.8%    14.9%    -8.6%   -12.9%   -19.1%     0.0%
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                          April 29 April 22 April 15  April 8  April 1 March 25
                              to       to       to       to       to       to
                             May 5 April 28 April 21 April 14  April 7 March 31
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Potato                       -2.4%     0.0%     2.5%     2.6%     0.0%     0.0%
New potatoes                 -7.7%    12.1%    13.7%    -3.8%   -11.7%     0.0%
Radicchio                    12.3%   -18.5%    36.8%     5.6%   -21.7%     3.6%
Spinach                     -25.8%     0.0%    -7.0%   -13.4%    -7.9%    -5.3%
Tomato                       10.0%    17.6%   -15.0%    -4.8%    -8.7%     0.0%
Greenhouse tomato            32.8%    15.5%    -4.9%   -10.3%   -15.0%     0.0%
Zucchini                    -17.3%    -6.3%     0.0%      n/a      n/a      n/a
Greenhouse zucchini           8.0%   -10.7%   -28.2%   -30.4%   -26.3%    -3.8%
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NOTE: Weekly percentage change calculated by Bloomberg.
      * = Artichoke prices are in euro per unit.

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

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