Italy April Average Vegetables Prices

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

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                          April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                           2014    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013
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                           ----------------- Euro per Kilo* -------------------
Artichoke*                 0.13    0.20    0.24    0.33    0.37    0.34    0.41
Aubergine                  0.32    0.61    0.39    0.61    1.01    0.63    0.46
Greenhouse aubergine        n/a    0.61    0.39    0.61    1.01    0.63    0.46
Carrot                     0.23    0.22    0.13    0.13    0.13    0.14    0.14
Cauliflower and broccoli   0.19    0.23    0.24    0.33    0.47    0.35    0.43
Celery                     0.28    0.17    0.19    0.19    0.22    0.22    0.32
Cherry tomato              0.85    1.12    1.02    1.34    1.46    1.06    0.71
Cucumber                    n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.20
Greenhouse cucumber        0.19    0.26    0.42    0.44    0.46    0.40    0.45
Endive                     0.18    0.20    0.24    0.28    0.27    0.29    0.18
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                          April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                           2014    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013
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Fennel                     0.27    0.26    0.26    0.32    0.34    0.29    0.41
Garlic                      n/a     n/a    1.61    1.65    1.81    1.76    1.81
Green beans                 n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Lettuce                    0.36    0.31    0.34    0.44    0.47    0.39    0.33
Onion                      0.27    0.41    0.37    0.39    0.38    0.36    0.37
Pepper                     0.54    0.75    0.60    0.72    0.72    0.54    0.75
Greenhouse pepper          0.54    0.75    0.60    0.72    0.72    0.54    0.75
Potato                     0.43    0.41    0.40    0.40    0.39    0.37    0.38
New potatoes               0.43    0.41    0.40    0.40    0.39    0.37    0.38
Radicchio                  0.46    0.49     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Spinach                    0.50    0.68    0.81    0.82    0.77    0.56    0.71
Tomato                      n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.40
Greenhouse tomato          0.58    0.79    0.58    0.78    0.84    0.51    0.32
Zucchini                   0.65     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.58    0.55
Greenhouse zucchini        0.33    0.48    0.57    0.75    1.09    0.60    0.43
                          ----------------- Monthly % Change ------------------
Artichoke*               -35.0%  -16.7%  -27.3%  -10.8%    8.8%  -17.1%     n/a
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                          April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                           2014    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013
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Aubergine                -47.5%   56.4%  -36.1%  -39.6%   60.3%   37.0%   84.0%
Greenhouse aubergine        n/a   56.4%  -36.1%  -39.6%   60.3%   37.0%     n/a
Carrot                     4.5%   69.2%    0.0%    0.0%   -7.1%    0.0%  -17.6%
Cauliflower and broccoli -17.4%   -4.2%  -27.3%  -29.8%   34.3%  -18.6%  -31.7%
Celery                    64.7%  -10.5%    0.0%  -13.6%    0.0%  -31.3%   10.3%
Cherry tomato            -24.1%    9.8%  -23.9%   -8.2%   37.7%   49.3%   47.9%
Cucumber                    n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a  -13.0%
Greenhouse cucumber      -26.9%  -38.1%   -4.5%   -4.3%   15.0%  -11.1%     n/a
Endive                   -10.0%  -16.7%  -14.3%    3.7%   -6.9%   61.1%  -25.0%
Fennel                     3.8%    0.0%  -18.8%   -5.9%   17.2%  -29.3%  -32.8%
Garlic                      n/a     n/a   -2.4%   -8.8%    2.8%   -2.8%   -7.7%
Lettuce                   16.1%   -8.8%  -22.7%   -6.4%   20.5%   18.2%    0.0%
Onion                    -34.1%   10.8%   -5.1%    2.6%    5.6%   -2.7%   -2.6%
Pepper                   -28.0%   25.0%  -16.7%    0.0%   33.3%  -28.0%  114.3%
Greenhouse pepper        -28.0%   25.0%  -16.7%    0.0%   33.3%  -28.0%     n/a
Potato                     4.9%    2.5%    0.0%    2.6%    5.4%   -2.6%   -2.6%
New potatoes               4.9%    2.5%    0.0%    2.6%    5.4%   -2.6%   -2.6%
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                          April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                           2014    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013
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Spinach                  -26.5%  -16.0%   -1.2%    6.5%   37.5%  -21.1%     n/a
Tomato                      n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    2.6%
Greenhouse tomato        -26.6%   36.2%  -25.6%   -7.1%   64.7%   59.4%   60.0%
Zucchini                    n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    5.5%   22.2%
Greenhouse zucchini      -31.3%  -15.8%  -24.0%  -31.2%   81.7%   39.5%     n/a
                         -------------------- YoY % Change --------------------
Artichoke*               -31.6%  -39.4%  -36.8%  -15.4%   -7.5%    9.7%    0.0%
Aubergine                   n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   84.0%
Greenhouse aubergine        n/a  -19.7%  -58.9%  -29.9%   -6.5%   14.5%  -11.5%
Carrot                   -30.3%  -26.7%  -48.0%  -35.0%  -31.6%  -33.3%  -30.0%
Cauliflower and broccoli -48.6%  -32.4%  -41.5%  -32.7%  -16.1%    6.1%   -2.3%
Celery                   115.4%    6.3%   -5.0%  -17.4%  -24.1%   -8.3%   -8.6%
Cherry tomato            -13.3%   -1.8%    5.2%   52.3%   65.9%   39.5%  -11.3%
Cucumber                    n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a  -16.7%
Kaki fruit               -32.1%  -51.9%  -40.0%  -37.1%  -43.9%   60.0%   87.5%
Endive                   -25.0%  -31.0%  -27.3%  -26.3%  -20.6%    3.6%    0.0%
Fennel                      n/a     n/a    1.3%    8.6%    7.7%    1.7%   -4.7%
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                          April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                           2014    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013
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Green beans               -5.3%  -24.4%  -29.2%  -10.2%    2.2%   18.2%   -8.3%
Lettuce                  -41.3%  -26.8%   -7.5%   11.4%   15.2%   12.5%   15.6%
Onion                       n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a  127.3%
Pepper                   -34.9%  -33.6%  -31.0%   -6.5%  -11.1%    5.9%   33.9%
Greenhouse pepper          7.5%    5.1%   11.1%   17.6%   14.7%   19.4%   31.0%
Potato                     7.5%    5.1%   11.1%   17.6%   14.7%   19.4%   31.0%
New potatoes             -19.3%  -16.9%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Radicchio                -29.6%  -31.3%  -22.1%   -2.4%   13.2%    7.7%    0.0%
Spinach                     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a  -24.5%
Tomato                    -7.9%   -1.3%  -20.5%   11.4%   29.2%   10.9%  -17.9%
Greenhouse tomato        -16.7%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   -4.9%    3.8%
Zucchini                 -10.8%  -40.7%  -48.6%  -45.3%   70.3%   46.3%     n/a
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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