Big changers week on week as of 4 May 2015
|Onions, red, kg||100||Co-op|
|Apples, Gala, kg||200||Sainsbury's|
Retail prices from the major supermarkets are collected by Market Intelligence Services and updated every Tuesday.
Average most usual as of W/E 8 May 2015.
|Carrots, topped, washed||38|
|Strawberries, all varieties||214|
*National average wholesale and median prices charged in England.
Data supplied by Defra. www.defra.gov.uk
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