The price of potatoes has collapsed in Ukraine: How much can you buy them for in supermarkets

Fresh Common Potato
Market & Price Trends
Published Apr 21, 2024

Tridge summary

In Ukraine, the wholesale prices of potatoes have seen a significant decrease of 14% from the previous week, now priced between UAH 12-17 per kg, due to a surplus in supply and a fall in demand, alongside a noted decline in quality. Despite this recent drop, potato prices remain 2.7 times higher than last year's figures during the same period. Conversely, the price for white cabbage of the 2023 harvest has surged by 40%, now costing UAH 8-13 per kg, reflecting the dynamic adjustments Ukrainian farmers are making in response to fluctuating market demands and conditions.
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Original content

Wholesale prices for potatoes in Ukraine reached the mark of UAH 12-17 per kg, which is on average 14% cheaper than a week earlier. This is reported by EastFruit. According to the market participants, the offer of potatoes in the current week remained quite voluminous, while the demand for products continued to decrease. Analysts note that many buyers complained about the quality of the products offered and often refused to purchase. According to experts' estimates, the price of potatoes in Ukraine is on average 2.7 times higher than in the same period last year. Considering the large volumes of vegetables on the market, Ukrainian farmers do not rule out that the price will continue to fall. It should be noted that on April 12, wholesale prices for potatoes in Ukraine fell to UAH 14-18 per kg, which is 13% cheaper on average compared to the previous week. In turn, white cabbage of the 2023 harvest has risen in price. On average, the price jumped by 40%, as a ...
Source: Agropolit
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