Italy October Average Vegetables Prices

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

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                           Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                           ----------------- Euro per Kilo* -------------------
Artichoke*                 0.41     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.16    0.19
Aubergine                  0.23    0.26    0.28    0.39    0.43     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse aubergine       0.46     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.25    0.43    0.45
Carrot                     0.14    0.17    0.32    0.37    0.42    0.59    0.33
Cauliflower and broccoli   0.43    0.63    0.36    0.41    0.73    0.87    0.37
Celery                     0.32    0.29    0.36    0.40    0.49    0.60    0.13
Cherry tomato              0.71    0.48    0.54    0.53    0.53    0.72    0.98
Cucumber                   0.20    0.23    0.22    0.25    0.39     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse cucumber        0.45     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.19    0.29    0.28
Endive                     0.18    0.24    0.23    0.40    0.56    0.23    0.24
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                           Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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Fennel                     0.41    0.61     n/a    0.73    0.69    0.43    0.26
Garlic                     1.81    1.96    2.37    2.26    1.48    1.95     n/a
Green beans                0.73    0.71    0.89    0.82    1.48    1.68     n/a
Lettuce                    0.33    0.33    0.29    0.26    0.33    0.39    0.38
Onion                      0.37    0.38    0.36    0.79    0.43    0.40    0.46
Pepper                     0.36    0.35    0.43    0.55    0.64     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse pepper          0.75     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.49    0.79    0.83
Potato                     0.38    0.39    0.34    0.22     n/a    0.42    0.40
New potatoes               0.38    0.39    0.34    0.22     n/a    0.42    0.40
Radicchio                   n/a     n/a     n/a    0.29    0.28    0.42    0.57
Spinach                    0.71     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.63    0.48    0.71
Tomato                     0.40    0.39    0.40    0.42    0.73     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse tomato          0.32    0.20    0.20    0.20    0.29    0.54    0.63
Zucchini                   0.55    0.46    0.31    0.33    0.45    0.60    0.78
Greenhouse zucchini        0.43     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.36    0.37
                          ----------------- Monthly % Change ------------------
Artichoke*                  n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a  -15.8%  -42.4%
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                           Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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Aubergine                -11.5%   -7.1%  -28.2%   -9.3%     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse aubergine        n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a  -41.9%   -4.4%  -40.8%
Carrot                   -17.6%  -46.9%  -13.5%  -11.9%  -28.8%   78.8%   10.0%
Cauliflower and broccoli -31.7%   75.0%  -12.2%  -43.8%  -16.1%  135.1%    8.8%
Celery                    10.3%  -19.4%  -10.0%  -18.4%  -18.3%  361.5%  -18.8%
Cherry tomato             47.9%  -11.1%    1.9%    0.0%  -26.4%  -26.5%  -14.0%
Cucumber                 -13.0%    4.5%  -12.0%  -35.9%     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse cucumber         n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a  -34.5%    3.6%  -48.1%
Endive                   -25.0%    4.3%  -42.5%  -28.6%  143.5%   -4.2%  -17.2%
Fennel                   -32.8%     n/a     n/a    5.8%   60.5%   65.4%  -16.1%
Garlic                    -7.7%  -17.3%    4.9%   52.7%  -24.1%     n/a     n/a
Green beans                2.8%  -20.2%    8.5%  -44.6%  -11.9%     n/a     n/a
Lettuce                    0.0%   13.8%   11.5%  -21.2%  -15.4%    2.6%   -7.3%
Onion                     -2.6%    5.6%  -54.4%   83.7%    7.5%  -13.0%  -17.9%
Pepper                     2.9%  -18.6%  -21.8%  -14.1%     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse pepper           n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a  -38.0%   -4.8%  -26.5%
Potato                    -2.6%   14.7%   54.5%     n/a     n/a    5.0%    2.6%
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                           Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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New potatoes              -2.6%   14.7%   54.5%     n/a     n/a    5.0%    2.6%
Radicchio                   n/a     n/a     n/a    3.6%  -33.3%  -26.3%   -3.4%
Spinach                     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   31.3%  -32.4%  -28.3%
Tomato                     2.6%   -2.5%   -4.8%  -42.5%     n/a     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse tomato         60.0%    0.0%    0.0%  -31.0%  -46.3%  -14.3%  -21.3%
Zucchini                  19.6%   48.4%   -6.1%  -26.7%  -25.0%  -23.1%     n/a
Greenhouse zucchini         n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   -2.7%  -54.3%
                         -------------------- YoY % Change --------------------
Artichoke*                 0.0%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   23.1%   11.8%
Aubergine                 -8.0%   -7.1%    7.7%   18.2%    7.5%     n/a     n/a
Greenhouse aubergine     -11.5%     n/a     n/a     n/a   56.3%   95.5%    9.8%
Carrot                   -30.0%  -22.7%  -11.1%   -9.8%   10.5%   59.5%   65.0%
Cauliflower and broccoli  -2.3%    5.0%  -10.0%    0.0%   43.1%  112.2%   54.2%
Celery                    -8.6%  -40.8%  -21.7%    8.1%   58.1%   66.7%  -59.4%
Cherry tomato            -11.3%  -29.4%   -6.9%  -11.7%  -33.8%  -20.9%   38.0%
Cucumber                 -16.7%  -41.0%   -8.3%  -16.7%   18.2%     n/a     n/a
Kaki fruit                87.5%     n/a     n/a     n/a   26.7%   93.3%  -31.7%
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                           Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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Endive                     0.0%  -59.3%  -48.9%   -7.0%   47.4%   76.9%   33.3%
Fennel                    -4.7%    2.1%   22.2%    2.3%   -6.9%  -13.7%     n/a
Garlic                    15.9%  -37.2%  -23.9%   -8.9%   48.0%  -15.2%     n/a
Green beans               -8.3%  -36.5%  -29.3%    0.0%   43.5%   69.6%   15.2%
Lettuce                   15.6%   52.0%   56.5%  216.0%   53.6%   14.3%   76.9%
Onion                      9.1%  -12.5%   -6.5%   12.2%    0.0%     n/a     n/a
Pepper                    33.9%     n/a     n/a     n/a   22.5%   25.4%   50.9%
Greenhouse pepper         31.0%   39.3%   70.0%  120.0%     n/a   50.0%   48.1%
Potato                    31.0%   39.3%   70.0%  120.0%     n/a   50.0%   48.1%
New potatoes                n/a     n/a     n/a   93.3%   47.4%   35.5%   16.3%
Radicchio                  0.0%     n/a     n/a     n/a   53.7%  108.7%   39.2%
Spinach                  -24.5%  -23.5%  -11.1%   -6.7%   32.7%     n/a     n/a
Tomato                   -17.9%  -13.0%  -16.7%  -25.9%   -6.5%    5.9%   14.5%
Greenhouse tomato          3.8%  -17.9%   10.7%   10.0%   21.6%   11.1%    6.8%
Zucchini                   4.9%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   33.3%  -11.9%
Greenhouse zucchini        0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%
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                           Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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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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