Italy Average Weekly Vegetables Prices: Week to June 9

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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                            June 3   May 27   May 20   May 13    May 6 April 29
                              to       to       to       to       to       to
                            June 9   June 2   May 26   May 19   May 12    May 5
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                              ---------------- Euro per Kilo ------------------
Artichoke*                     n/a      n/a     0.15     0.15     0.17     0.16
Aubergine                     0.50      n/a      n/a      n/a      n/a      n/a
Greenhouse aubergine          0.31     0.30     0.33     0.40     0.55     0.55
Carrot                        0.56     0.70     0.75     0.50     0.61     0.58
Cauliflower and broccoli      1.40     1.40     0.71     0.75     0.81     0.79
Celery                        0.57     0.60      n/a      n/a      n/a      n/a
Cherry tomato                 0.45     0.45     0.50     0.60     0.95     1.10
Cucumber                      0.49      n/a      n/a      n/a      n/a      n/a
Greenhouse cucumber           0.23     0.23     0.24     0.29     0.36     0.31
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                            June 3   May 27   May 20   May 13    May 6 April 29
                              to       to       to       to       to       to
                            June 9   June 2   May 26   May 19   May 12    May 5
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Endive                        0.62     0.23     0.23     0.23     0.23     0.23
Fennel                        0.83     0.70     0.57     0.39     0.38     0.28
Garlic                        1.45     1.45     1.75     2.25     2.35      n/a
Green beans                   1.98     1.78     1.50     1.60     1.63     1.95
Lettuce                       0.38     0.45     0.39     0.36     0.37     0.41
Onion                         0.45     0.44     0.44     0.43     0.30     0.30
Pepper                        0.61     0.61     0.64     0.80     0.95     0.95
Greenhouse pepper             0.61     0.61     0.64     0.80     0.95     0.95
Potato                         n/a     0.38     0.49     0.44     0.39     0.42
New potatoes                  0.31     0.36     0.37     0.43     0.49     0.60
Radicchio                     2.43     2.31     2.03     1.88     1.51     1.19
Spinach                       0.83     0.64     0.43     0.43     0.43     0.49
Tomato                        0.85      n/a      n/a      n/a      n/a      n/a
Greenhouse tomato             0.33     0.33     0.38     0.52     0.70     0.89
Zucchini                      0.62     0.56     0.57     0.59     0.64     0.62
Greenhouse zucchini            n/a     0.40     0.37     0.38     0.36     0.27
                            June 3   May 27   May 20   May 13    May 6 April 29
                              to       to       to       to       to       to
                            June 9   June 2   May 26   May 19   May 12    May 5
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                             ---------------- Weekly % Change -----------------
Artichoke*                     n/a      n/a     0.0%   -11.8%     6.3%     6.7%
Greenhouse aubergine          3.3%    -9.1%   -17.5%   -27.3%     0.0%    14.6%
Carrot                      -20.0%    -6.7%    50.0%   -18.0%     5.2%    61.1%
Cauliflower and broccoli      0.0%    97.2%    -5.3%    -7.4%     2.5%    92.7%
Celery                       -5.0%      n/a      n/a      n/a      n/a      n/a
Cherry tomato                 0.0%   -10.0%   -16.7%   -36.8%   -13.6%    10.0%
Greenhouse cucumber           0.0%    -4.2%   -17.2%   -19.4%    16.1%     6.9%
Endive                      169.6%     0.0%     0.0%     0.0%     0.0%    -4.2%
Fennel                       18.6%    22.8%    46.2%     2.6%    35.7%     3.7%
Garlic                        0.0%   -17.1%   -22.2%    -4.3%      n/a      n/a
Green beans                  11.2%    18.7%    -6.3%    -1.8%   -16.4%      n/a
Lettuce                     -15.6%    15.4%     8.3%    -2.7%    -9.8%    -6.8%
Onion                         2.3%     0.0%     2.3%    43.3%     0.0%     0.0%
Pepper                        0.0%    -4.7%   -20.0%   -15.8%     0.0%    11.8%
Greenhouse pepper             0.0%    -4.7%   -20.0%   -15.8%     0.0%    11.8%
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                            June 3   May 27   May 20   May 13    May 6 April 29
                              to       to       to       to       to       to
                            June 9   June 2   May 26   May 19   May 12    May 5
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Potato                         n/a   -22.4%    11.4%    12.8%    -7.1%     2.4%
New potatoes                -13.9%    -2.7%   -14.0%   -12.2%   -18.3%    -7.7%
Radicchio                     5.2%    13.8%     8.0%    24.5%    26.9%    12.3%
Spinach                      29.7%    48.8%     0.0%     0.0%   -12.2%   -25.8%
Greenhouse tomato             0.0%   -13.2%   -26.9%   -25.7%   -21.3%    32.8%
Zucchini                     10.7%    -1.8%    -3.4%    -7.8%     3.2%   -17.3%
Greenhouse zucchini            n/a     8.1%    -2.6%     5.6%    33.3%     8.0%
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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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