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Italy May Average Vegetables Prices (Table)

June 11, 2013

Following is a summary of the May average vegetables’ producer prices from the Istituto di Servizi per il Mercato Agricolo Alimentare in Rome:

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                            May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012
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                           ----------------- Euro per Kilo* -------------------
Artichoke*                 0.16    0.19    0.33    0.38    0.39    0.40    0.31
Greenhouse aubergine       0.43    0.45    0.76    0.95    0.87    1.08    0.55
Carrot                     0.59    0.33    0.30    0.25    0.20    0.19    0.21
Cauliflower and broccoli   0.87    0.37    0.34    0.41    0.50    0.56    0.33
Celery                     0.60    0.13    0.16    0.20    0.23    0.29    0.24
Cherry tomato              0.72    0.98    1.14    0.97    0.88    0.88    0.76
Greenhouse cucumber        0.29    0.28    0.54    0.70    0.70    0.82    0.25
Endive                     0.23    0.24    0.29    0.33    0.38    0.34    0.28
Fennel                     0.43    0.26    0.31    0.36    0.35    0.30    0.30
Garlic                     1.95     n/a     n/a    1.59    1.52    1.68    1.73
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                            May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012
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Green beans                1.68     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.58
Lettuce                    0.39    0.38    0.41    0.48    0.49    0.46    0.33
Onion                      0.40    0.46    0.56    0.40    0.35    0.33    0.32
Greenhouse pepper          0.79    0.83    1.13    0.87    0.77    0.81    0.51
Potato                     0.42    0.40    0.39    0.36    0.34    0.34    0.31
New potatoes               0.42    0.40    0.39    0.36    0.34    0.34    0.31
Radicchio                  0.42    0.57    0.59     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Spinach                    0.48    0.71    0.99    1.04    0.84    0.68    0.52
Greenhouse tomato          0.54    0.63    0.80    0.73    0.70    0.65    0.46
Zucchini                   0.60    0.78     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a    0.61
Greenhouse zucchini        0.36    0.37    0.81    1.11    1.13    1.37    0.64
                          ----------------- Monthly % Change ------------------
Artichoke*               -15.8%  -42.4%  -13.2%   -2.6%   -2.5%   29.0%  -24.4%
Greenhouse aubergine      -4.4%  -40.8%  -20.0%    9.2%  -19.4%   96.4%    5.8%
Carrot                    78.8%   10.0%   20.0%   25.0%    5.3%   -9.5%    5.0%
Cauliflower and broccoli 135.1%    8.8%  -17.1%  -18.0%  -10.7%   69.7%  -25.0%
Celery                   361.5%  -18.8%  -20.0%  -13.0%  -20.7%   20.8%  -31.4%
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                            May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012
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Cherry tomato            -26.5%  -14.0%   17.5%   10.2%    0.0%   15.8%   -5.0%
Greenhouse cucumber        3.6%  -48.1%  -22.9%    0.0%  -14.6%  228.0%    4.2%
Endive                    -4.2%  -17.2%  -12.1%  -13.2%   11.8%   21.4%   55.6%
Fennel                    65.4%  -16.1%  -13.9%    2.9%   16.7%    0.0%  -40.0%
Garlic                      n/a     n/a     n/a    4.6%   -9.5%   -2.9%   -8.9%
Green beans                 n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   -7.9%
Lettuce                    2.6%   -7.3%  -14.6%   -2.0%    6.5%   39.4%   -8.3%
Onion                    -13.0%  -17.9%   40.0%   14.3%    6.1%    3.1%    0.0%
Greenhouse pepper         -4.8%  -26.5%   29.9%   13.0%   -4.9%   58.8%   -8.9%
Potato                     5.0%    2.6%    8.3%    5.9%    0.0%    9.7%    6.9%
New potatoes               5.0%    2.6%    8.3%    5.9%    0.0%    9.7%    6.9%
Radicchio                -26.3%   -3.4%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
Spinach                  -32.4%  -28.3%   -4.8%   23.8%   23.5%   30.8%  -26.8%
Greenhouse tomato        -14.3%  -21.3%    9.6%    4.3%    7.7%   41.3%   17.9%
Zucchini                 -23.1%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   15.1%
Greenhouse zucchini       -2.7%  -54.3%  -27.0%   -1.8%  -17.5%  114.1%   56.1%

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                            May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012
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                         -------------------- YoY % Change --------------------
Artichoke*                23.1%   11.8%   43.5%   40.7%   62.5%   33.3%  -11.4%
Greenhouse aubergine      95.5%    9.8%   33.3%   14.5%   -8.4%   30.1%  -31.3%
Carrot                    59.5%   65.0%   76.5%   66.7%   53.8%   46.2%   50.0%
Cauliflower and broccoli 112.2%   54.2%   17.2%   10.8%   85.2%   86.7%   -8.3%
Celery                    66.7%  -59.4%  -15.8%  -16.7%    9.5%   31.8%   -7.7%
Cherry tomato            -20.9%   38.0%   37.3%  -14.2%  -28.5%  -18.5%  -20.8%
Kaki fruit                93.3%  -31.7%  -40.0%   32.1%   40.0%   78.3%  -37.5%
Endive                    76.9%   33.3%    3.6%    6.5%   65.2%   25.9%   -3.4%
Fennel                   -13.7%     n/a     n/a  -37.6%  -33.0%  -24.3%  -28.2%
Garlic                   -15.2%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a  -63.3%
Green beans               69.6%   15.2%   20.6%   14.3%   48.5%   39.4%    0.0%
Lettuce                   14.3%   76.9%   69.7%   66.7%   52.2%   50.0%   45.5%
Pepper                    25.4%   50.9%    8.7%   -6.5%    4.1%   42.1%   21.4%
Greenhouse pepper         50.0%   48.1%   44.4%   33.3%   30.8%   25.9%   19.2%
Potato                    50.0%   48.1%   44.4%   33.3%   30.8%   25.9%   19.2%
New potatoes              35.5%   16.3%   20.4%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a
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                            May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.
                           2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012
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Radicchio                108.7%   39.2%   54.7%   40.5%   42.4%   19.3%    0.0%
Tomato                     5.9%   14.5%   25.0%   -7.6%  -14.6%  -14.5%  -40.3%
Greenhouse tomato         11.1%    6.8%     n/a     n/a     n/a     n/a   -1.6%
Zucchini                  33.3%  -11.9%   35.0%   -2.6%   10.8%  174.0%   28.0%
Greenhouse zucchini        0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%    0.0%
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NOTE: * = Artichoke prices are in euro per unit.

SOURCE: ISMEA - Istituto di Servizi per il Mercato Agricolo Alimentare

For related news: To see all the tickers for Italy fruit and vegetables weekly prices:

To contact the reporter on this story: Giovanni Salzano in Rome at gsalzano@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net


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