Blueberries are becoming more expensive, while blackberries and garden strawberries are getting cheaper. Market Watch 35th Week of 2020


Blueberries are becoming more expensive, while blackberries and garden strawberries are getting cheaper. Market Watch 35th Week of 2020

08/29/2020

Blueberry prices have gone up everywhere except Belarus. Raspberries have significantly increased in price in the Russian Federation. Blackberries and garden strawberries fell in price

Blueberry

According to EastFruit, this week in most of the countries monitoring the project, prices for blueberries continued to grow, and the most active rates of rise in prices for this berry were noted in Ukraine and Russia.

Blueberry prices as of Aug 28, 2020

At the end of the week, the cheapest blueberries were still available on the market. Poland, although here prices still slightly rose to $ 4.29-5.36 / kg. IN Ukraine the same blueberry rose in price by 14-33% to $ 7.28-9.10 / kg, and in Of Russia prices for imported berries (mainly produced in Serbia) rose to $ 8.29-10.77 / kg. IN Moldova also blueberries rose in price to $ 8.42-9.63 / kg, and Belarusdue to problems with product quality, it was the only country where prices for blueberries decreased by the end of the week to $ 6.01-7.52 / kg.

Raspberry

Raspberry prices were declining almost everywhere due to an increase in the supply of remontant varieties. In addition, the demand for raspberries at the end of summer is traditionally low, so farmers took this fact into account when approaching pricing on the market.

Raspberry prices as of Aug 28, 2020

As a result, the prices for raspberries in Ukraine fell to $ 2.18-2.55 / kg, and in Moldova decreased to $ 2.53-2.71 / kg. Similarly, the prices and sellers of raspberries in Poland and Belarus: here it was already offered at the end of the week at an average of $ 4.29 / kg and $ 4.51 / kg, respectively. At the same time, on the Polish market, prices for low quality raspberries often dropped to $ 3.22 / kg.

Russia it was the only country where raspberry prices rose by the end of the week, and quite significantly, by 35-50%, to $ 4.39-6.55 / kg. Meanwhile, in Georgia and Tajikistan raspberries of remontant varieties were offered at $ 1.63-2.61 / kg and $ 1.74-1.94 / kg, respectively.

Garden strawberry

A similar situation was recorded in the market for garden strawberries.

Strawberry prices as of Aug 28, 2020

IN Poland prices for garden strawberries fell to $ 1.34-3.49 / kg, and in Of Russia this berry, in contrast to raspberries, fell in price to $ 4.25-6.67 / kg. IN Ukraine the prices for the main volumes of strawberries of garden remontant varieties decreased to $ 2.11 / kg, and products of below average quality were offered from $ 1.27 / kg. Nevertheless, prices for small volumes of premium quality garden strawberries on the Ukrainian market even grew slightly, reaching $ 2.73 / kg.

Meanwhile, in Tajikistan and Georgia this week, the supply of garden strawberries has decreased to a minimum, and farmers have practically completed the sale of this berry.

Blackberry

The blackberry season in Georgia has practically come to an end, although in other countries the supply of this berry was also already low.

Blackberry prices as of Aug 28, 2020

At the same time, prices decreased slightly following the results of the reporting period. The cheapest blackberries were still offered in Moldova and Ukraine: $ 1.50-1.80 / kg and $ 1.27-2.37 / kg, respectively. Prices in Belarus ranged in the range of $ 4.51-6.01 / kg, and in Poland Blackberries were offered at $ 5.36-6.44 / kg.

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