Spain: Tomato prices down with 167%

Tomato prices have fallen by 166.66% since the campaign of the Spanish growers started, from an average of 0.72 Euro per kilo during week 38 (16 to 22 September) down to just 0.27 Euro/kilo in week 42 (14-20 October), according to data from the Prices and Markets Observatory of Andalusia. Aubergines have also experienced a considerable drop in value, of around 114.28% from 0.45 Euro/kilo in week 38 down to 0.21 Euro/kilo in week 42.

Pepper prices have also dropped, although more moderately, by approximately 27.90%. Their average price in week 38 reached 0.55 Euro/kilo, it went up to 0.60 in week 39, but then it dropped again down to 0.43 Euro/kilo by the end of week 42.

Meanwhile, cucumbers remain stable, with a slight 4.16% increase. They started at 0.24 Euro/kilo in week 38, dropped a little in the following weeks, but went up again by week 42, reaching 0.25 Euro per kilo.

For their part, courgettes and green beans have achieved a clear price increase, of 34.78% for courgettes and 40% for green beans.


Source: hortoinfo.es

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