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Staple Food Prices Trend Further Down in April's Second Week
Staple Food Prices Trend Further Down in April's Second Week
Sunday market in the village of Podaiva, Northeastern Bulgaria (BTA Photo/Mehmed Aziz)

The wholesale food price index dropped by 0.18% to 2.260 points in the second week of April from 2.264 points the week before, the Commodity Exchanges and Wholesale Markets Commission said in its weekly report.

The 1.000 points baseline was set in 2005.

Imported cucumbers dropped by 8.3% to BGN 2.33 per kilo and hothouse cucumbers lost 5% to BGN 3.03 per kg. Imported tomatoes dropped by 0.3% to BGN 3.05 per kg. Potatoes appreciated by 4.4% to BGN 1.41 per kilo.

The price of carrots was unchanged at BGN 1.12 per kg. Onions gained 2.1% to BGN 1.45 per kg. Cabbage gained 8.3% to BGN 1.30 per kilo.

Fruits appreciated as follows: imported apples by 1.1% to BGN 1.80 per kg, lemons by 0.5% to BGN 2.07 per kg, bananas by 2.2% to BGN 2.80 per kg, oranges by 8.9% to BGN 1.96 per kg, and strawberries by 0.9% to BGN 4.70 per kg.

White brined cheese from cow's milk gained 0.3% to BGN 10.66 per kg. Vitosha yellow kashkaval cheese lost 0.5% to BGN 16.65 per kg.

Both yogurt with 3% fat content or over and milk with 3% fat content gained 0.9%, to BGN 1.14 per 400 g and BGN 2.24 per litre respectively.

Chicken lost 0.8% to BGN 6.45 per kg. The wholesale price of size M eggs was unchanged at BGN 0.36 a piece.

Rice slid by 0.6% to BGN 3.37 per kg and lentils lost 0.9% to BGN 4.31 per kg, while haricot beans went up by 0.5% to BGN 4.32 per kg.

Sugar was up by 0.5% to BGN 1.96 per kg. Sunflower oil lost 1.1% and traded at BGN 2.73 per litre. Grade 500 flour was unchanged at BGN 1.35 per kg. Butter gained 0.8% to BGN 2.62 per 125 g.

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