Italy May Average Vegetables Prices

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

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                            May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.
                           2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013
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                           ----------------- Euro per Kilo* -------------------
Artichoke*                 0.14    0.13    0.20    0.24    0.33    0.37    0.34
Aubergine                   n/a    0.32    0.61    0.39    0.61    1.01    0.63
Greenhouse aubergine       0.24    0.32    0.61    0.39    0.61    1.01    0.63
Carrot                     0.48    0.23    0.22    0.13    0.13    0.13    0.14
Cauliflower and broccoli   0.62    0.19    0.23    0.24    0.33    0.47    0.35
Celery                     0.41    0.28    0.17    0.19    0.19    0.22    0.22
Cherry tomato              0.44    0.85    1.12    1.02    1.34    1.46    1.06
Greenhouse cucumber        0.17    0.19    0.26    0.42    0.44    0.46    0.40
Endive                     0.15    0.18    0.20    0.24    0.28    0.27    0.29
Fennel                     0.38    0.27    0.26    0.26    0.32    0.34    0.29
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                            May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.
                           2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013
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Garlic                     2.00     n/a     n/a    1.61    1.65    1.81    1.76
Green beans                1.87     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Lettuce                    0.32    0.36    0.31    0.34    0.44    0.47    0.39
Onion                      0.33    0.27    0.41    0.37    0.39    0.38    0.36
Pepper                      n/a    0.54    0.75    0.60    0.72    0.72    0.54
Greenhouse pepper          0.44    0.54    0.75    0.60    0.72    0.72    0.54
Potato                     0.41    0.43    0.41    0.40    0.40    0.39    0.37
New potatoes               0.41    0.43    0.41    0.40    0.40    0.39    0.37
Radicchio                  0.39    0.46    0.49     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Spinach                    0.31    0.50    0.68    0.81    0.82    0.77    0.56
Greenhouse tomato          0.37    0.58    0.79    0.58    0.78    0.84    0.51
Zucchini                   0.54    0.65     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.58
Greenhouse zucchini        0.27    0.33    0.48    0.57    0.75    1.09    0.60
                          ----------------- Monthly % Change ------------------
Artichoke*                 7.7%  -35.0%  -16.7%  -27.3%  -10.8%    8.8%  -17.1%
Aubergine                   n/a  -47.5%   56.4%  -36.1%  -39.6%   60.3%   37.0%
Greenhouse aubergine     -25.0%  -47.5%   56.4%  -36.1%  -39.6%   60.3%   37.0%
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                            May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.
                           2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013
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Carrot                   108.7%    4.5%   69.2%    0.0%    0.0%   -7.1%    0.0%
Cauliflower and broccoli 226.3%  -17.4%   -4.2%  -27.3%  -29.8%   34.3%  -18.6%
Celery                    46.4%   64.7%  -10.5%    0.0%  -13.6%    0.0%  -31.3%
Cherry tomato            -48.2%  -24.1%    9.8%  -23.9%   -8.2%   37.7%   49.3%
Greenhouse cucumber      -10.5%  -26.9%  -38.1%   -4.5%   -4.3%   15.0%  -11.1%
Endive                   -16.7%  -10.0%  -16.7%  -14.3%    3.7%   -6.9%   61.1%
Fennel                    40.7%    3.8%    0.0%  -18.8%   -5.9%   17.2%  -29.3%
Garlic                      n/a     n/a     n/a   -2.4%   -8.8%    2.8%   -2.8%
Lettuce                  -11.1%   16.1%   -8.8%  -22.7%   -6.4%   20.5%   18.2%
Onion                     22.2%  -34.1%   10.8%   -5.1%    2.6%    5.6%   -2.7%
Pepper                      n/a  -28.0%   25.0%  -16.7%    0.0%   33.3%  -28.0%
Greenhouse pepper        -18.5%  -28.0%   25.0%  -16.7%    0.0%   33.3%  -28.0%
Potato                    -4.7%    4.9%    2.5%    0.0%    2.6%    5.4%   -2.6%
New potatoes              -4.7%    4.9%    2.5%    0.0%    2.6%    5.4%   -2.6%
Radicchio                -15.2%   -6.1%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Spinach                  -38.0%  -26.5%  -16.0%   -1.2%    6.5%   37.5%  -21.1%
Greenhouse tomato        -36.2%  -26.6%   36.2%  -25.6%   -7.1%   64.7%   59.4%
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                            May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.
                           2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013
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Zucchini                 -16.9%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    5.5%
Greenhouse zucchini      -18.2%  -31.3%  -15.8%  -24.0%  -31.2%   81.7%   39.5%
                         -------------------- YoY % Change --------------------
Artichoke*               -12.5%  -31.6%  -39.4%  -36.8%  -15.4%   -7.5%    9.7%
Greenhouse aubergine     -44.2%  -28.9%  -19.7%  -58.9%  -29.9%   -6.5%   14.5%
Carrot                   -18.6%  -30.3%  -26.7%  -48.0%  -35.0%  -31.6%  -33.3%
Cauliflower and broccoli -28.7%  -48.6%  -32.4%  -41.5%  -32.7%  -16.1%    6.1%
Celery                   -31.7%  115.4%    6.3%   -5.0%  -17.4%  -24.1%   -8.3%
Cherry tomato            -38.9%  -13.3%   -1.8%    5.2%   52.3%   65.9%   39.5%
Kaki fruit               -41.4%  -32.1%  -51.9%  -40.0%  -37.1%  -43.9%   60.0%
Endive                   -34.8%  -25.0%  -31.0%  -27.3%  -26.3%  -20.6%    3.6%
Fennel                     2.6%     n/a     n/a    1.3%    8.6%    7.7%    1.7%
Garlic                    17.6%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Green beans              -17.9%   -5.3%  -24.4%  -29.2%  -10.2%    2.2%   18.2%
Lettuce                  -17.5%  -41.3%  -26.8%   -7.5%   11.4%   15.2%   12.5%
Pepper                   -44.3%  -34.9%  -33.6%  -31.0%   -6.5%  -11.1%    5.9%
Greenhouse pepper         -2.4%    7.5%    5.1%   11.1%   17.6%   14.7%   19.4%
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                            May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.
                           2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013
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Potato                    -2.4%    7.5%    5.1%   11.1%   17.6%   14.7%   19.4%
New potatoes              -7.1%  -19.3%  -16.9%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Radicchio                -35.4%  -29.6%  -31.3%  -22.1%   -2.4%   13.2%    7.7%
Tomato                   -31.5%   -7.9%   -1.3%  -20.5%   11.4%   29.2%   10.9%
Greenhouse tomato        -10.0%  -16.7%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   -4.9%
Zucchini                 -25.0%  -10.8%  -40.7%  -48.6%  -45.3%   70.3%   46.3%
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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