The market price index (MPI), which reflects wholesale food prices in Bulgaria, rose this week by 0.39 percent to 2,073 points, BTA reported.
For more than two months, the ITC has been moving within narrow limits, positioning itself in the range of 2,029-2,073 points, according to the data of the State Commission on Commodity Exchanges and Markets (DKSBT).
Greenhouse tomatoes this week are traded at BGN 2.07 per kilogram, and tomatoes harvested from open areas have increased in price by 10 percent and are sold at BGN 1.75 wholesale.
The price of greenhouse cucumbers fell by 0.9 percent to BGN 2.23 per kilogram. Green peppers became cheaper by 3.6 percent to BGN 1.63 per kilogram, and red peppers were traded at BGN 1.90/kg.
Potatoes rose in price by 4 cents and are sold at BGN 1.02 per kilogram, while the price of carrots fell by 5 cents to BGN 1 per kilogram wholesale. Cabbage rose in price by 2 cents and is traded at BGN 0.89 per kilogram.
Apples are bought at BGN 1.33 per kilogram. The price of lemons dropped by 5 cents to BGN 2.90 per kilogram. Peaches rose in price this week by 5.1 percent and are sold at BGN 1.86 per kilogram, while watermelons add 12.3 cents and are traded at BGN 0.82 per kilogram.
Cow’s cheese became cheaper by 1 percent and was traded at BGN 11.07 per kilogram, while “Vitosha” type cheese rose in price by 6 cents and was sold at BGN 16.24 per kilogram. Oil has become cheaper for several weeks in a row, and is now traded at BGN 4.80 per liter on the markets.
A package of cow butter of 125 grams is sold at BGN 2.72. Chicken meat became cheaper by about 1 percent and was bought for an average of BGN 5.97 per kilogram. Sugar is BGN 2.33 per kilogram at the end of the week, and flour type “500” is down 0.8 percent from its price and is trading at BGN 1.32 per kilogram. Rice became cheaper by 4 cents and reached BGN 2.74 per kilogram. Eggs are sold at BGN 0.30 per piece wholesale.