Lemon has registered an increase since August due to low production; However, it was estimated that since October the price will see a progressive decrease. Find out in this note what the price of citrus is in the different regions of Peru.
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Lemon price. Since August, the cost per kilogram of citrus saw a significant increase, which was reflected in the pockets of consumers. The fruit is one of the key inputs in the national cuisine, so its impact motivated widespread concern. The causes of this problem are varied; However, the main one is the low production due to the rains that hit the north of the country.
Price of lemon, TODAY October 3
When will the price of lemon start to drop?
As explained by the former Minister of Agriculture and Livestock Milton Von Hesse, in this month of October, with the arrival of the second lemon harvest, the price could begin to decrease. Photo: The Republic
How much does lemon cost in Chiclayo?
The price of this citrus varies according to its size. The large lemon can be bought for 20 soles a quarter of a cent, that is, 25 lemons. While the smallest lemon costs 12 soles for a quarter of a cent. Photo: The Republic
What is the price of lemon in the Trujillo markets?
The 25 lemons in the Trujillo market are sold for 15 soles, while per unit they are offered for 0.90 cents.
Photo: The Republic
Price of lemon in Arequipa
The supply centers of the city of Arequipa sell each 1,000 grams of the fruit between S/14 and S/15, according to this newspaper.
How much does lemon cost in Piura?
The Republic showed that in the Piura Model Market they offer the lemon small in S/8; meanwhile, the median at S/14. That is, the latter dropped S/1 compared to last week. The sellers specify that the price will be maintained.
Photo: The Republic
Lemon price continues to rise in Tumbes
Although the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) reported that the price of lemon would gradually decrease since October, the Tumbes region, which is also one of the main citrus producers in Peru, registers a sales price between S/12 and S/14.
The BCRP and Midagri estimated that, since October, the price would begin a progressive decline. Towards the end of the year, December, or the beginning of the following year, a normalization is expected; that is, the kilo could reach cost less than S/7 per 1,000 grams.
How much does a kilo of lemon cost in Peru?
|Arequipa||The price of a kilo of lemon is sold between S/14 and S/17. While the Cusco lemon between S/10 to S/12.|
|Fist||The price of a kilo of lemon is sold at S/17.|
|Cusco||The price of a kilo of lemon is sold at S/14.|
|Piura||The price of the lemon quarter of 25 units is offered between S/15 and S/20.|
|Freedom||The price of a lemon quarter (25 units) is sold between S/18 and S/20 soles.|
|Lime||The price of a kilo of lemon is sold at S/17.|
|Junin||The price of a kilo of lemon is sold at S/18.|
|Ayacucho||The price of a kilo of lemon is sold at S/17.|
|Mother of God||The price of a kilo of lemon is sold at S/7.|
|Lambayeque||The price of a sack of lemon is offered at S/600.|
|Tarapoto||The price of a kilo of lemon is sold at S/12.|
|Tumbes||The price of a kilo of lemon is sold at S/10.|
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