Selling prices for garden strawberries have increased to UAH 100/kg: reasons

Published May 27, 2024

Tridge summary

The price of quality garden strawberries in Ukraine has increased by 27% average compared to the end of the last working week, ranging from UAH 65-100 per kg. This is due to cool weather conditions delaying ripening and allowing producers to increase prices. However, experts predict that prices may decrease as supply increases and competition from imported strawberries enters the market. Since May 13, producers have raised the price of garden strawberries by an average of 37% from the previous business week, and current prices are 23% higher than the same period last year.
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Original content

Now quality garden strawberries are offered for sale on the market at UAH 65-100 per kg, which is on average 27% more expensive than at the end of the last working week. This is reported by EastFruit. According to analysts, the cool weather that was observed in the main growing regions of this berry did not contribute to the rapid ripening of local strawberries, which allowed local gardeners to raise the prices of their products. Currently, the supply of garden strawberries from local farms is still very small. Experts also note that the price of garden strawberries in Ukraine today is on average 23% higher than in the same period last year. According to market operators, the price of garden strawberries is likely to decrease with an increase in the supply of this berry from local farms. In addition, stable supplies of cheaper imported strawberries put pressure on the ...
Source: Agravery
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