Almeria

Spain: Cucumbers have the worst quotes of the season's start

Of all the supply of horticultural products, cucumbers are recording the worst product prices in the beginning of this 2013/2014 crop year.

None of its varieties' first prices are exceeding thirty cents in any of the province's trading centres. Long cucumbers have an average price of 0.24 €, French cucumbers are about 0.28 € and short black cucumbers are being sold between 0.28 and 0.17 € per kilo. Eggplant prices have remained similar throughout the past seven days. Long eggplant's first quote is of 0.65 € and is later sold at 0.45 € per kilo. The striped eggplant traded is between 0.85 € and 0.50 € a kilo.

As for the zucchini, its thin variety is being sold between 0.74 and 0.28 € per kilo. The fat zucchini has a first price of 0.57 € and a later one of 0.36 €. The tomato is not getting high prices during the month of September. The vine tomatoes have an average price of 0.30 € and the long shelf life red tomato is being sold between 0.40 and 0.25 € per kilo. The strike bean has reached first prices of up to € 1.70 and ends at around 0.80 €. Red beans have an average price of € 1.30, and the helda variety, the variety of which there is the most of at present, range between 1.55€ and 1.10€ per kilo.

Regarding peppers, red lamuyo is still leading with quote prices that start at 1.00 € per kilo and end at € 0.60. The green lamuyo ranges between 0.70 and 0.50 € per kilo. The California red pepper has a first cut of 0.77 € and final cuts for 0.62 €. The green California pepper has an average price of 0.45 € and the yellow California pepper is being sold between 0.95 and 0.80 € per kilo. Italian green pepper first cuts' are at 0.70 € and the final cuts are around 0.47€ per kilo.


Source: agronoticias.es


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