Ukrainian greenhouses are actively raising prices for cucumbers. Cucumbers are 2.5 times more expensive than during the same period last year, writes Agro-Center.
In one week, the price of cucumbers at the Ukrainian market went up by 20-33%. At present, prices for these products range from 40-42 UAH/kg (1.28-1.35 €/kg), which is a record for mid-November in the history of Ukraine’s independence.
Such a rapid rise in prices for cucumbers is due to the shortage of these products, as most greenhouses have already completed the implementation season. At the same time, the supply of cucumbers from Turkey is still rather insignificant and unstable, which, according to traders, is associated with adverse weather conditions in the country.
Let’s recall, that potatoes became cheaper at the Ukrainian market: