Bulgaria Registers Drop in Produce Prices

Business | June 12, 2011, Sunday // 12:53
Bulgaria Registers Drop in Produce Prices: Bulgaria Registers Drop in Produce Prices Produce wholesale prices in Bulgaria registered a slight decrease last week. File photo

Prices of fruit and vegetables are falling with their wholesale price index going down to 1.035 points.

The data was released by the State Commission for Commodity Exchanges and Market Places.

Prices of greenhouse tomatoes are down 23%, of cucumbers – 31%, of cabbage – 24%, of spring potatoes – 25%. Prices of lettuce are up by 2%.

In the last week, strawberries' prices were 15% lower as were those of cherries.

Among basic food stables – prices of sugar remained the same; those of flour, cooking oil and ground meat were slightly down. Prices of feta cheese (0.2%) and yellow cheese (kashkaval) – (0.3%) went slightly up.

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