Ukraine to cook vegetable soup has become more expensive by 45% YTD

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Vegetables from the kit for vegetable soup has risen in Ukraine by 45% since the beginning of 2018, said on Monday the head of the Ukrainian Association of trade networks suppliers Oleksiy Doroshenko.

«Vegetable soup is only the beginning of the year increased in price by 45%. In Ukraine the average price of borscht in July was 103.3 hryvnia (about 3.6 USD) per 3.5 liters,» Doroshenko wrote on his page in Facebook.

According to him, the calculation was performed according to the classic recipe, which included potatoes and beets — 500 g, cabbage – 300 grams, carrots and onions — 200 grams water – 3 l Bay leaf, salt, black pepper — to taste.

He also said that since the beginning of the carrots rose in price by 130%, cabbage — by 69%, bow 55%, potatoes – by 27%, beet – by 13%.

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