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Supermarket retail

Big changers week on week as of 7 May 2019

Lettuce, round, each 65 Morrisons

Radish, 200g

65 Sainsbury's
Carrots, kg 70 Waitrose
Apples, Braeburn (x6) 160 Tesco

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Retail prices from the major supermarkets are collected by Market Intelligence Services and updated every Tuesday.

Wholesale prices

Average most usual as of W/E 10 May 2019

Asparagus, all varieties 500
Cucumbers, all varieties 70
Onions, brown/red 74/84
Apples, Braeburn 84

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*National average wholesale and median prices charged in England.

Data supplied by Defra. www.defra.gov.uk

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