© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova in fotomontagen chooses vegetables in supermarket. Archival photo© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank
MOSCOW, October 23 — RIA Novosti. More just this year dropped the price of tomatoes and cucumbers. This is evidenced by Federal state statistics service, reports «Russian newspaper».
«Tomato prices compared to October of last year fell by eight per cent and cucumbers — four percent. It happened because of the growth in production volumes and the resumption of supplies from Turkey,» — said the publication the Executive Director of «National fruit and vegetable Alliance» Mikhail Glushkov.
Now the harvest of these vegetables is almost finished, so further price reductions can be expected. The cost of the same tomatoes and cucumbers, according to Rosstat, have gone up.
However, other popular vegetables continue to become cheaper: the price of carrots decreased by almost ten percent, onions — five percent, potatoes — four percent, white cabbage — two percent.