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Italian markets: Artichokes and all other vegetables' price skyrockets

Published Dec 22, 2021

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Bad weather skyrockets the vegetables. Not only aubergines at 4 euros but also, as we wrote last week, salads around and above 2 euros, when on average they do not exceed 50/60 cents. The artichoke flower head is also approaching this critical threshold, not to mention the cluster tomato which has the same price as the cherry and datterino cousins that usually distance the poor relative even three times. Clementines and oranges are on the rise, but they present a moderate price to the consumer. On this front from Verona they underline: "There are products at a good price for a low cost dinner". And despite the difficulties in sales, they are more alter than last year. In Cagliari artichokes at a very high price, parsley at 10 euros We begin our wholesale tour of Italy pedaling towards Cagliari where we meet Cenzo Pisano, the head of Fedagro who does not offer us good news: "We had continuous rains for 40 days, the fields are flooded, not even citrus fruits are able to ripen ". It ...
Source: Myfruit
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