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The price of the lemons have increased tenfold in Antigua and Barbuda

Fresh Lemon
Antigua and Barbuda
Published Mar 3, 2021

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The price of the lemon in origin stood on average during the month of February at 0.20 euros per kilo; however, the consumer paid 2.05 euros for this product. This means that at destination the value was multiplied by 10.25 with respect to what was paid to the producer (equivalent to a percentage increase of 925%), according to the Price Index at Origin and Destination of food (IPOD) for the month of February prepared by the COAG organization.

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Last month great contrasts were also observed in the case of garlic, which originally averaged 0.81 euros per kilo; however, the consumer paid 5.95 euros for this product. This means that at destination the value was multiplied by 7.35 compared to what was paid to the producer. Another of the agricultural products highlighted by the COAG was the potato: in origin it stood at an average of 0.08 euros / kilo, while the consumer paid for this product 0.80 euros. Broccoli, meanwhile, multiplied by 8.94 between origin and destination (from 0.31 euros / kilo for the producer to 2.77 euros for the consumer). The organization also highlighted other products that registered very marked differences. For example, lettuce went from 0.13 euros / kilo to the farmer to 1.11 euros to the consumer; and orange, which multiplied by 6.52 between origin and destination (from 0.29 euros / kilo for the producer to 1.89 euros for the consumer) Considering all agricultural products, the price between ...
Source: Agropopular
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