Fruit and vegetable price trends in Italy on October 16, 2023

Market & Price Trends
Published Oct 18, 2023

Tridge summary

Pumpkin production is increasing significantly in October, leading to falling prices for varieties like Muscat de Provence. Persimmon and chestnut demand is slowing down due to continued high temperatures, causing prices to drop. The grape season is reaching its end, with demand stabilizing for white varieties but weakening for black and rosé grapes.
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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 16 October 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. Persimmon prices are decreasing, the continuation of high temperatures does not lead to an increase in demand and indeed there is a rapid deterioration of the fruit which leads to a drop in prices. Good availability of Italian product. The quantities of vanilla persimmons from Campania are also increasing. As temperatures drop this week, demand should increase in the coming days. The drop in chestnut prices continues, with an increase in the quantities harvested but demand is struggling to take off due to temperatures still above the average for the period. The quantities of ...
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