Big changers week on week as of 28 July 2014
|Lettuce, round, each||49||Morrisons|
Retail prices from the major supermarkets are collected by Market Intelligence Services and updated every Tuesday.
Average most usual as of W/E 1 August 2014.
|Blackberries, all varieties||437|
|Strawberries, all varieties||225|
*National average wholesale and median prices charged in England.
Data supplied by Defra. www.defra.gov.uk
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