Price at origin of Dutch lettuce is 759% higher than that of Spanish lettuce

According to the data from Faostat, the statistical agency of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), processed by Hortoinfo, in 2018, Dutch lettuce was 759.09% more expensive at origin than the Spanish. Meanwhile, French producers sold their lettuce for 381.82% higher prices than Spanish growers.

Even Turkish producers got more per kilo of lettuce than Spain in 2018 (22.73% more).

Out of all producing countries competing with Spain, the Netherlands was the one selling the most expensive lettuce, with € 1.89 / kg, followed by France with € 1.06 / kg and Portugal with € 0.59 / kg. Spanish lettuce producers obtained an average price of € 0.22 / kg during 2018.



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