Italy July Average Vegetables Prices

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

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                           July    June     May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                           ----------------- Euro per Kilo* -------------------
Artichoke*                  n/a     n/a    0.16    0.19    0.33    0.38    0.39
Aubergine                  0.39    0.43     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse aubergine        n/a    0.25    0.43    0.45    0.76    0.95    0.87
Carrot                     0.37    0.42    0.59    0.33    0.30    0.25    0.20
Cauliflower and broccoli   0.41    0.73    0.87    0.37    0.34    0.41    0.50
Celery                     0.40    0.49    0.60    0.13    0.16    0.20    0.23
Cherry tomato              0.53    0.53    0.72    0.98    1.14    0.97    0.88
Cucumber                   0.25    0.39     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse cucumber         n/a    0.19    0.29    0.28    0.54    0.70    0.70
Endive                     0.40    0.56    0.23    0.24    0.29    0.33    0.38
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                           July    June     May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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Fennel                     0.73    0.69    0.43    0.26    0.31    0.36    0.35
Garlic                     2.26    1.48    1.95     n/a     n/a    1.59    1.52
Green beans                0.82    1.48    1.68     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Lettuce                    0.26    0.33    0.39    0.38    0.41    0.48    0.49
Onion                      0.79    0.43    0.40    0.46    0.56    0.40    0.35
Pepper                     0.55    0.64     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse pepper           n/a    0.49    0.79    0.83    1.13    0.87    0.77
Potato                     0.22     n/a    0.42    0.40    0.39    0.36    0.34
New potatoes               0.22     n/a    0.42    0.40    0.39    0.36    0.34
Radicchio                  0.29    0.28    0.42    0.57    0.59     n/a     n/a
Spinach                     n/a    0.63    0.48    0.71    0.99    1.04    0.84
Tomato                     0.42    0.73     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse tomato          0.20    0.29    0.54    0.63    0.80    0.73    0.70
Zucchini                   0.33    0.45    0.60    0.78     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse zucchini         n/a     n/a    0.36    0.37    0.81    1.11    1.13
                          ----------------- Monthly % Change ------------------
Artichoke*                  n/a     n/a  -15.8%  -42.4%  -13.2%   -2.6%   -2.5%
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                           July    June     May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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Aubergine                 -9.3%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse aubergine        n/a  -41.9%   -4.4%  -40.8%  -20.0%    9.2%  -19.4%
Carrot                   -11.9%  -28.8%   78.8%   10.0%   20.0%   25.0%    5.3%
Cauliflower and broccoli -43.8%  -16.1%  135.1%    8.8%  -17.1%  -18.0%  -10.7%
Celery                   -18.4%  -18.3%  361.5%  -18.8%  -20.0%  -13.0%  -20.7%
Cherry tomato              0.0%  -26.4%  -26.5%  -14.0%   17.5%   10.2%    0.0%
Cucumber                 -35.9%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse cucumber         n/a  -34.5%    3.6%  -48.1%  -22.9%    0.0%  -14.6%
Endive                   -28.6%  143.5%   -4.2%  -17.2%  -12.1%  -13.2%   11.8%
Fennel                     5.8%   60.5%   65.4%  -16.1%  -13.9%    2.9%   16.7%
Garlic                    52.7%  -24.1%     n/a     n/a     n/a    4.6%   -9.5%
Green beans              -44.6%  -11.9%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Lettuce                  -21.2%  -15.4%    2.6%   -7.3%  -14.6%   -2.0%    6.5%
Onion                     83.7%    7.5%  -13.0%  -17.9%   40.0%   14.3%    6.1%
Pepper                   -14.1%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse pepper           n/a  -38.0%   -4.8%  -26.5%   29.9%   13.0%   -4.9%
Potato                      n/a     n/a    5.0%    2.6%    8.3%    5.9%    0.0%
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                           July    June     May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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New potatoes                n/a     n/a    5.0%    2.6%    8.3%    5.9%    0.0%
Radicchio                  3.6%  -33.3%  -26.3%   -3.4%     n/a     n/a     n/a
Spinach                     n/a   31.3%  -32.4%  -28.3%   -4.8%   23.8%   23.5%
Tomato                   -42.5%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse tomato        -31.0%  -46.3%  -14.3%  -21.3%    9.6%    4.3%    7.7%
Zucchini                 -26.7%  -25.0%  -23.1%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse zucchini         n/a     n/a   -2.7%  -54.3%  -27.0%   -1.8%  -17.5%
                         -------------------- YoY % Change --------------------
Artichoke*                  n/a     n/a   23.1%   11.8%   43.5%   40.7%   62.5%
Aubergine                 18.2%    7.5%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse aubergine        n/a   56.3%   95.5%    9.8%   33.3%   14.5%   -8.4%
Carrot                    -9.8%   10.5%   59.5%   65.0%   76.5%   66.7%   53.8%
Cauliflower and broccoli   0.0%   43.1%  112.2%   54.2%   17.2%   10.8%   85.2%
Celery                     8.1%   58.1%   66.7%  -59.4%  -15.8%  -16.7%    9.5%
Cherry tomato            -11.7%  -33.8%  -20.9%   38.0%   37.3%  -14.2%  -28.5%
Cucumber                 -16.7%   18.2%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Kaki fruit                  n/a   26.7%   93.3%  -31.7%  -40.0%   32.1%   40.0%
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                           July    June     May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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Endive                    -7.0%   47.4%   76.9%   33.3%    3.6%    6.5%   65.2%
Fennel                     2.3%   -6.9%  -13.7%     n/a     n/a  -37.6%  -33.0%
Garlic                    -8.9%   48.0%  -15.2%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Green beans                0.0%   43.5%   69.6%   15.2%   20.6%   14.3%   48.5%
Lettuce                  216.0%   53.6%   14.3%   76.9%   69.7%   66.7%   52.2%
Onion                     12.2%    0.0%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Pepper                      n/a   22.5%   25.4%   50.9%    8.7%   -6.5%    4.1%
Greenhouse pepper        120.0%     n/a   50.0%   48.1%   44.4%   33.3%   30.8%
Potato                   120.0%     n/a   50.0%   48.1%   44.4%   33.3%   30.8%
New potatoes              93.3%   47.4%   35.5%   16.3%   20.4%     n/a     n/a
Radicchio                   n/a   53.7%  108.7%   39.2%   54.7%   40.5%   42.4%
Spinach                   -6.7%   32.7%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Tomato                   -25.9%   -6.5%    5.9%   14.5%   25.0%   -7.6%  -14.6%
Greenhouse tomato         10.0%   21.6%   11.1%    6.8%     n/a     n/a     n/a
Zucchini                    n/a     n/a   33.3%  -11.9%   35.0%   -2.6%   10.8%
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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