Netherlands: Onion price up, carrot prices increased for the third week in a row

Fresh Onion
Fresh Carrot
Market & Price Trends
Published Nov 20, 2023

Tridge summary

The price of large-sized yellow onions and red onions increased at the Emmeloord stock exchange due to the storage season and approaching holidays. However, the quality of onions this season is lacking, with a large amount of lower quality goods being offered at a lower price. Similarly, the price of carrots has been increasing for the past three weeks due to the weather situation affecting the crops. Currently, carrots from stock cost 16-18 euro cents per kilogram.
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Original content

On November 16, at the Emmeloord stock exchange, the price of large-sized yellow onions increased from EUR 30 to EUR 31.50/100 kg. The price of red onion jumped from EUR 56.50 to EUR 57.50/100 kg. Traders emphasize that the price of onions often increases with the beginning of the storage season. In addition, Christmas and New Year's Eve are approaching, which causes a revival in trade. Growing exports may also play a role here. It is emphasized that prices exceeding 30 euro cents per kilogram of yellow onion from sowing are paid only for appropriate quality. And quality is exactly what's missing this season. Although there is currently an ample supply of good quality onions, there is also a large amount of (much) lower quality goods offered at a (much) lower price. Carrots are getting more expensive The quality of supplies plays an important role in the carrot ...
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