Big changers week on week as of 6 October 2014
|Pepper, green, each||90||Coop|
Retail prices from the major supermarkets are collected by Market Intelligence Services and updated every Tuesday.
Average most usual as of W/E 10 October 2014.
|Beans, dwarf, french or kidney||149|
|Raspberries, all varieties||702|
|Strawberries, all varieties||255|
*National average wholesale and median prices charged in England.
Data supplied by Defra. www.defra.gov.uk
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