He Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri) reported, this Tuesday, October 3, 2023, that he lemon price subtle continues its downward trend and is offered at less than S/9 soles per kilogram in the wholesale market and its stocks are at 80%. This confirms a gradual normalization of the citrus supply in the main supply centers of Lima.
For example, this morning, at the GMML, the subtle lemon in a bag was offered at S/8.78 per kilo and the subtle lemon in a box at S/8.91 per kilo.
Regarding the total supply of vegetables and fruits to the main wholesale supply markets, the entry of a total of 9,296 tons was reported, adding the reports collected from the GMML and the Fruit Market No. 2 of La Victoria.
According to the Price and Supply System (SISAP), in the case of the GMML, the entry of 6,803 tons of products including legumes, vegetables and tubers was recorded, a figure higher by 0.5% compared to the last four Tuesdays. Likewise, 2,288 tons of potatoes of various varieties were registered, a volume higher by 7.4% compared to the last four Tuesdays.
The main wholesale offers this morning were yellow sweet potato at S/0.53 soles per kilogram; yungay potato at S/0.78 kilogram; purple sweet potato at S/0.98 per kilogram; yellow cassava at S/1.03 kilogram; Andean black potato at S/1.18 kilogram; mountain green bean at S/1.28 kilogram; Creole carrot at S/1.40 kilogram; and red head onion at S/1.68 kilogram, among others.
Meanwhile, in the Fruit Market No. 2 of La Victoria, the entry of 2,493 tons of different fruits was recorded. Today’s main offers are the Valencia orange at S/0.94 soles per kilogram; banana cake at S/1.04 kilogram; watermelon at S/1.13 kilogram; coquito melon at S/1.27 kilogram; Creole pineapple at S/1.31 kilogram; and papaya at S/1.50 kilogram, among others.
Likewise, the downward trend in the wholesale price of live chicken continues, which today was sold at S/4.12 per kilogram in the main distribution centers for live birds in the capital, while the wholesale price of eggs It is quoted at less than S/8.50 per kilogram.
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