Basic Bulgarian Food Staples Register Price Hike

Business | February 19, 2012, Sunday // 13:18|  views

The wholesale prices in Bulgaria registered an increase this week. File photo

In the last week, prices of basic food stables in Bulgaria went up even further with their wholesale price index increasing from 1.45 points to 1.47.

The data was released by the State Commission for Commodity Exchanges and Market Places.

Prices were stable until the beginning of February when the index was 1.4 on average.

Price of feta cheese is up 2%; of the traditional Bulgarian yellow cheese (kashkaval) – by 0.1%; eggs price and the price of ground meat are up as well.

Flour, sugar, and cooking oil prices registered a slight decrease.

Regarding prices of produce, those of greenhouse tomatoes and cucumbers were up by 6% and 7% respectively, compared to the previous week, cabbage was up 14%.

Prices of citrus fruit – oranges and lemons and of apples went down, but the price of tangerines is up.

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