Tomatoes from Ukrainian greenhouses have become more expensive than imported ones

Fresh Tomato
Market & Price Trends
Published Apr 21, 2024

Tridge summary

The Ukrainian market has welcomed its first batches of greenhouse tomatoes for the season, arriving about a week and a half earlier than the previous year despite challenging weather conditions. These tomatoes are being sold at prices 67% higher than last year, with expectations for larger shipments starting early May. In contrast, imported tomatoes from Turkey are available at much lower prices. The article also highlights a decrease in the prices of potatoes and table beets in Ukraine. Additionally, it mentions a potential increase in chocolate prices, affecting both the Ukrainian and global markets.
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The first batches of greenhouse tomatoes from local plants arrived on the market of Ukraine, and a year earlier their season started an average of one and a half weeks later. This is reported by EastFruit. Harvesting remains insignificant due to unfavorable weather conditions. The first batches of greenhouse tomatoes are offered for sale by Ukrainian plants at UAH 120-140 per kg, which is 67% higher than in the same period last year. According to forecasts of market participants, the first large batches of tomato plants will be able to be shipped no earlier than the beginning of May. There are also imported tomatoes produced in Turkey on the Ukrainian market. Market participants report that Turkish products are offered for sale much cheaper than from local greenhouses. Prices for imported products are announced in the range of UAH 70-80 per kg. It should be noted that the price of potatoes in Ukraine continues to decrease. As of mid-April, wholesale prices for potatoes reached the ...
Source: Agropolit
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