Blueberries and raspberries are becoming more expensive, apple supply is growing, and there are already 10 thousand participants in EF Trade Platform – analysis of trading floors for a week


Blueberries and raspberries are becoming more expensive, apple supply is growing, and there are already 10 thousand participants in EF Trade Platform – analysis of trading floors for a week

08/10/2020

In the fruit and berry segment, the apple became the sales leader, which showed a positive dynamics of supply growth over the past three weeks

Over the past week, the audience of the EastFruit Trade Platform fruit and vegetable trading group continued to replenish with new members and overcame the milestone of 10,000 users! Let’s analyze who and what sold on this, as well as other EastFruit sites during this period.

The number of advertisements for the sale of fruit and vegetable products, as well as the geography of offers last week, remained at the level of the previous period. Representatives of 13 countries sold their products. The five active countries have not changed either. As in the previous week, most of the ads were posted by representatives of Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Belarus and Greece.

Onion again became the leader in the number of advertisements in the vegetable segment last week. The supply of potatoes and carrots was slightly smaller. There was an increase in the number of sales of tomatoes, cabbage and bell peppers. The number of advertisements for the sale of garlic has decreased. Of the vegetables that did not make it to the top, it should be noted that the supply of cucumber and purple onions from Crimea has increased.

In the fruit and berry segment, the apple became the sales leader, which showed a positive dynamics of supply growth over the past three weeks. The second line is occupied by watermelon, which, in addition to Uzbekistan and the central regions of Russia, also began to be sold by producers of the southern regions of Ukraine. The peach returned to the top, the supply of which, in comparison with the previous week, has almost doubled. Peach was offered for sale by producers from five countries. In particular, Georgian peach sellers have become more active in the group, where this year a very good harvest and attractive prices. Among the new products are ads for the sale of black chokeberry and sea buckthorn from Ukraine and plums from Kyrgyzstan.

The graph of the dynamics of proposals for key positions in quantitative terms is given below.

As for the advertisements for the purchase of vegetable products, the greatest demand last week was for potatoes and tomatoes. In the fruit segment, as in the previous week, watermelon purchase announcements prevailed. The number of participants looking for raspberries has increased. The berries were purchased by representatives of Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

The activity of participants in the EastFruit Fruittechnology technology group continues to grow. In addition to traditional advertisements for the sale of fertilizers and seedlings, last week the participants offered a wide range of containers and packaging for fruit and vegetable products. The group sold: vegetable nets, containers for tomatoes, boxes for berries, wooden containers for apples, alveoli (substrates) for fruits, metal barrels. Of the interesting ads – a thermal cover for a pallet for exporting berries by air. This is a very timely proposal, as the export of blueberries from Ukraine by air continues to grow, despite the decrease in passenger traffic. Insolar-Kholod LLC offered equipment for grading and sorting fruits and vegetables, which is also now in high demand among farmers and wholesalers, given the growing quality requirements of supermarkets.

In the tables below, we present an analysis of prices for fruits and vegetables, announcements of the sale of which were published in our and other groups throughout the week.

EastFruit Trade Platform prices (Russia)

Last week, potatoes, carrots and tomatoes became cheaper in Russia. Beet prices have increased. The maximum prices for cucumber and bell pepper have increased. In the fruit and berry segment, watermelons and plums became cheaper.

Prices of EastFruit Trade Platform, UkrOpt and Viber groups (Ukraine)

On the trading floors of Ukraine, there was a seasonal decline in prices in the vegetable segment. The increase in the supply of ground tomato has lowered prices for all varieties, with the exception of yellow varieties. All sweet peppers have dropped in price. The price of Peking cabbage and cauliflower fell. Red cabbage and eggplants have risen in price. Prices for salad and common onions have slightly increased. Dill, sorrel and celery rose in price at the green market, while parsley and basil fell in price.

In the fruit and berry segment, due to the reduction in supply, prices for blueberries and raspberries increased. Prices for other fruits and berries either decreased or remained unchanged compared to the previous period.

EastFruit Trade Platform prices (Uzbekistan)

Plums, apples and pears fell in price in Uzbekistan. The first price offers of the pomegranate appeared.

A little about prices in other countries. Watermelons and melons from Kazakhstan were offered at 7 rubles. and 25-33 rubles. per kg, respectively. In Kyrgyzstan, they asked for 23 rubles for plums, 35 rubles for apples and pears. Peach was exported from Georgia at a price of 80 rubles. (EXW).

We remind you that all ads posted on trading platforms are available on the EastFruit portal using this link. There you can place your ads in groups even without installing Telegram.

Recommendations for effective promotion of products in Telegram groups can be found in this blog. Six simple steps to increase the effectiveness of your ad can be found in this article.

An analysis of the dynamics of the supply of vegetables and fruits on trading floors for the 30th week of 2020 can be found here.

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