Fruit and vegetable price trends in Italy as of February 26th

Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 27, 2024

Tridge summary

The Tarocco orange season is ending with a decrease in demand and prices, while Basilicata strawberries are seeing a slight price increase as production begins. Demand for artichokes is predicted to increase due to the upcoming Easter holidays. Despite high prices, Italian carrots and radicchio continue to sell well. However, aubergines and peppers are seeing a decline due to high supply and stagnant demand. Tomatoes are selling well at lower prices compared to last February, while courgettes are experiencing a significant price drop despite high market quantities. The high prices in recent weeks have discouraged end consumers from making purchases, leading to a drop in demand.
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Original content

27The Tarocco orange campaign is coming to an end, while the production of Basilicata strawberries is getting underway. Good volumes but rather stable demand for peppers and courgettes. Radicchio continues to have high prices. Greater demand for artichokes is expected in view of the Easter holidays. Thanks to the agreement with the Borsa Merci Telematica Italiana (Bmti) and Italmercati we are publishing the survey of fruit and vegetable prices at the wholesale markets as of 26 February 2023. Below is a summary of the main types of fruit and vegetables on the market. In the downloadable pdf you will find the details of the graphs and the findings on the main Italian markets: Milan, Bologna, Padua and Rome. Another week characterized by low demand for oranges, especially for the Tarocco variety whose campaign is nearing the end. There is still a decline which brings prices to levels much lower than the previous campaign, in particular for the size of juice which has high quantities. ...
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