Spanish tomato prices in UK supermarkets increased by almost 300 percent

In week 40, the price of long shelf life tomatoes experienced a 292% differential between the prices recorded at their origin and those in London's wholesale market, according to data that Hortoinfo has drawn from those obtained by the Junta de Andalucía and the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.

In that week, the long shelf life Spanish tomato had a price of 0.25 euro per kilo at origin. Its price in wholesale markets in Paris was at 0.74, 0.56 in Perpignan, and was priced at 0.98 euro per kilo in London.

Regarding the cucumber, we only have information of cucumbers of Spanish origin, which were originally traded at 0.18 euro a kilo, at 0.40 in Paris, and at 0.19 euro per kilo in Perpignan.

Spanish Zucchini, originally quoted in week 40 at 0.21 euro per kilo, was sold in Perpignan at 0.63, while that of French origin reached 1.30 euro per kilo in the London market.

Spanish Eggplants quoted at 0.23 euro per kilo at their origin in week 40. In that same week, the Spanish origin eggplant was traded at 1.02 euro/kg in Paris, French eggplants were at 1.48 and the Dutch ones at 1.46 €/kg.

As for peppers, those of Spanish origin were sold at 0.60€ per kilo, reaching a price of 1.25 in Paris, while the French and Dutch peppers were sold in the same market at 1.30 euro per kilo. Peppers of Dutch origin were being traded in London at 2.31 euro/kilo.


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