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Big changers week on week as of 16 May 2016
|Lettuce, Gem (pp2)||80||M&S|
|Apples, Braeburn (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 20 May 2016.
|Asparagus, all varieties||668|
|Cucumber, all varieties||72|
|Strawberries, all varieties||326|
*National average wholesale and median prices charged in England.
Data supplied by Defra. www.defra.gov.uk
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