AKI: seasonal fruits are cheaper compared to last year

By: STA Date: 2024. 06. 28. 09:00

Seasonal fruits are cheaper compared to last year, most of the vegetables did not become more expensive based on wholesale market prices – read the latest report of the Agricultural Economics Institute (AKI).

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Examining the supply in mid-June, they announced that a kilo of cantaloupe cost an average of HUF 400-500 per kilo, depending on the variety, which is a 26 percent decrease compared to the same period last year. The price of Germensdorf cherries at HUF 900 per kilogram is down by 10 percent, the price of sour cherries at HUF 700 per kilogram by 17-27 percent depending on the variety, and the price of raspberries at HUF 2,150 by about 15 percent, they wrote.

Among the vegetables, cucumbers, dill, spinach, mushrooms, and cauliflower went up in price, but new potatoes cost only half as much in wholesale markets as last year, an average of HUF 250 per kilogram.

Depending on the size, the price of tomatoes at HUF 410-450 per kilogram is almost 8 percent lower than in June 2023, stuffed peppers are offered about 30-40 percent cheaper, at a price between HUF 415 and 570 per kilogram, the summary reads.


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