Fruit and vegetable price trends in Italy as of March 18th

Fresh Asparagus
Fresh Artichoke
Published Mar 19, 2024

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The article reports on the fluctuating prices of various produce due to changes in demand and production. The arrival of spring and Easter holidays has increased the demand for asparagus, leading to higher prices. Favorable climate conditions have led to an early start of the broad bean campaign and high production of strawberries, causing a drop in their prices due to high supply. Despite abundant quantities of Italian lettuce and peppers, their prices remain low. Agretti, a spring vegetable, is experiencing increased production and demand, leading to a rise in prices. Meanwhile, prices of radicchio remain stable and courgette prices continue to fall due to high supply but low demand.
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Original content

With the arrival of spring and the Easter holidays, the demand for asparagus increases. The strawberry campaign is proceeding at a high pace with very good quality, while the broad bean campaign started well in advance. The Romanesco artichoke variety and agretti are fully commercialized. 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 18 March 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. Oranges still show a slight increase in prices which affects the Tarocco variety. Last words for a campaign that did not enjoy good growth due to temperatures above the seasonal average and low precipitation. Demand which was not very high. The late varieties of blond oranges from Egypt arrive ...
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