March 26, 2023

Barometer of fresh produce: The price of bigarreau cherries in sharp fall

According to the Relaxnews national barometer of fresh produce, for their arrival in the markets, the red cherry cherry displays a price down 30.9%. Despite this significant decrease, their price remains high, at 7.68 euros per kilo (against 11.11 euros the previous week).

With 1.27 euro per kilo for 1.57 euro a week earlier, the price of bananas in America fell by 19.1%. Consumers also find them 15.3% cheaper than last year at the same time. On the contrary, in one year, the price of potatoes has risen by 36%, from 1.75 euro to 2.38 euros per kilo.

The three strongest drops in week
(source Relaxnews-SNM)
 Price wayEvolution / week formerEvolution / year former
Bigarreau red France -26mm bulk7,68the kilo- 30,9%- 34,2%
Banana America bulk1,27the kilo- 19,1%- 15,3%
Potato France raw bulk2,38the kilo- 18,2%+ 36,0%

Between May 5 and May 18, consumers were able to see an increase in the price of cluster round tomatoes, by 12.7%. Sold 2.67 euros per kilo this week, they were 2.37 euros seven days earlier. Same trend over the past year: their price has increased by 22.5% in twelve months.

Globular artichokes also see their price increase 9.7% over the week and 11.9% over the year. They display an average price of 1.13 euros per piece. As for the price of leek, it increased by 8.9% between May 5th and 18th.

The three largest increases in week
(source Relaxnews-SNM)
 Price wayEvolution / week formerEvolution / year former
France round tomato loose bunch2,67the kilo+ 12,7%+ 22,5%
Globular artichoke out of France1,13the room+ 9,7%+ 11,9%
Leek France whole boot 1kg2,09the kilo+ 8,9%+ 13,0%

Methodology: The price barometer of fresh products Relaxnews is made every Wednesday from data provided by the Department of Market News which depends on the Ministry of Agriculture. Every week, around twenty SNM agents raise the retail price of 150 products (fruits, vegetables, meat, fish ...) in 150 large and medium-sized stores spread all over France (representative sample of household consumption in France). France, established by Sofres).

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