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Wholesale Food Prices Stable for Third Consecutive Week
Wholesale Food Prices Stable for Third Consecutive Week

The wholesale food market index remained mostly unchanged this week at 2.209 points, compared to 2.210 points a week earlier, the State Commission for Commodity Exchanges and Wholesale Markets reported. The index has increased by nearly 21% since the start of 2022 but has been stable in the last three weeks. 

A year ago, it stood at around 1.610 - 1.615 points. The base level of the index was set in 2005 at 1.000 point.

Greenhouse-grown tomatoes cheapened by 1.3% to 4.53 lv/kg and greenhouse-grown cucumbers, by 2.4% to 3.66 lv/kg. The average wholesale price of potatoes dropped by 4.1% to 0.93 lv/kg. Cabbage cheapened by 1.6% to 1.20 lv/kg. The price of imported red peppers grew by 3.6% to 4.35 lv/kg.

The average wholesale price of apples went up by 3.9% to 1.33 lv/kg. Lemons cheapened by 1.1% and traded at 1.88 lv/kg. Bananas traded at 2.55 lv/kg, down by 1.2% from a week earlier. Strawberries cheapened by 7.5% to 4.79 lv/kg.

The price of white brined cheese from cow's milk went up by 0.9% to 9.09 lv/kg. Yellow kashkaval cheese of the Vitosha type appreciated by 0.03 leva to 14.33 lv/kg. The price of sunflower oil fell by 1% to 5.03 lv/l. A 125 g pack of butter from cow's milk rose by 2.7% to 2.63 lv/kg. Chicken was selling at 5.63 lv/kg, up by 2.7% from the previous week. The average wholesale price of sugar was 2.03 lv/kg, which is a 1.5% increase. Type 500 flour went up by 2.2% to 1.40 lv/kg. Rice appreciated by 1.1% to 2.66 lv/kg. Eggs traded at 0.28 lv/piece. 

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