Huelva berry prices continue to decline. According to the latest report on berries from the Andalusian Government's Observatory of Prices and Markets for week 20, strawberry prices continued to fall and were 3.8% lower than in the previous week, standing at € 1.25/kg. However, this price is much higher than the prices achieved in the 2018/19 (€ 0.81/kg) and 2019/20 (€ 0.99/kg) campaigns.
The Observatory highlighted the significant increase in strawberry prices in this period of the season, as its values are well above those registered in the previous nine seasons.
According to estimates based on the average production marketed in the 2016/17 and 2018/19 campaigns, between week 49 of 2020 and week 20 of 2021 producers marketed nearly 98.5% of the total volume they expected to market this season.
In week 20, average raspberry prices continued to fall. They decreased by 4.4% over week 19 and stood at € 3.70/kg. The report emphasizes that this was a significantly lower price than the price achieved in the same week of 2020 (€ 5.03/kg) and of 2019 (€ 4.50/kg).
The campaign is in its final stretch, and estimates are that 86.6% of the production has been marketed since the beginning of the 2020/21 campaign (week 36 of 2020).
According to the observatory, the average prices at origin of blueberries in week 20 fell by 17.3% over week 19, standing at € 3.15/kg. This value is higher than the price achieved in the same week in the 2018/19 season (€ 2.45/kg) but lower than in the 2019/20 season (€ 4.16/kg).
According to estimates based on the average production marketed in the 2016/17 and 2018/19 campaigns, since the beginning of the 2020/21 campaign (week 1 of 2021), producers have marketed nearly 72.6% of the total volume they expected this season.