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Italy: Strawberries are losing price, here are the first asparagus

Vegetables
Fruits
Italy
Published Feb 16, 2022

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Strawberry time in wholesale markets, thanks to Valentine's Day, but prices are down compared to last year. Up to 15%. It also slows down the price of courgettes, which are back below 2 euros, like aubergines, while fennel and cucumbers remain high. Oranges, apples, pears, and kiwis are stable, with no jolt. The unanimous chorus from the markets is one: the increases are holding back sales which are affected by the reduction in consumption. Among the novelties is the first asparagus. In Verona courgettes under 2 euros, Spanish and Moroccan ones at 1.30 euros Andrea Bonizzi, agronomist and quality manager and price list of the Verona market, explains the most interesting dynamics to myfruit.it: There is an evident drop in the price of zucchini. Until a few days ago the 14/21 caliber was quoted well above 2 euros while now we are at 1.50 euros per kilo. The 7/14 caliber from 2.50 / 3 euros has dropped to 2 euros while the Spanish and Moroccan product is sold (14/21 caliber) at 1.30 euros.

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Strawberry time in wholesale markets, thanks to Valentine's Day, but prices are down compared to last year. Up to 15%. It also slows down the price of courgettes, which are back below 2 euros, like aubergines, while fennel and cucumbers remain high. Oranges, apples, pears and kiwis are stable, no jolt. The unanimous chorus from the markets is one: the increases are holding back sales which are affected by the reduction in consumption. Among the novelties the first asparagus. In Verona courgettes under 2 euros, Spanish and Moroccan ones at 1.30 euros Andrea Bonizzi, agronomist and quality manager and price list of the Verona market, explains the most interesting dynamics to myfruit.it: There is an evident drop in the price of zucchini. Until a few days ago the 14/21 caliber was quoted well above 2 euros while now we are at 1.50 euros per kilo. The 7/14 caliber from 2.50 / 3 euros has dropped to 2 euros while the Spanish and Moroccan product is sold (14/21 caliber) at 1.30 euros. ...
Source: Myfruit
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