Tomato varieties show 43% increase

Prices in Hungary soaring since the start of the war

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, food prices on the international market have been going through a steady and steep incline. According to the latest data as published in the most recent Vegetables, fruits, wine thematic report by the Institute of Agricultural Economics (AKI), vegetable and fruit prices have started rising similarly on the Hungarian market, compared to their value in the same period in 2021. A few examples include: bell pepper (+16% increase), pear (+25%), cucumber (+24%).

The prices of various types of potatoes went up by 25%-62% since the spring of 2021. The price available for one of the tomato varieties shows a 43% increase. Paprika (sweet pepper) went up by 12.8%-25%. The price increases of various types of pumpkins were 40%-71%.


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