Cabbage and Chinese cabbage expected to continue to be high in the first half of this month Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries September 2 12:07
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries considers the price of vegetables this month to be about the same as normal, but cabbage and Chinese cabbage are expected to remain high in the first half.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the price of 14 major vegetables as of the 31st of last month in the Central Wholesale Market of Tokyo
Cucumbers are 18% higher than normal.
17% onions and onions,
Lettuce is 16% cheaper and 10 items are cheaper than normal.
Cabbage is 92% higher than normal.
Chinese cabbage is 46% higher.
In addition to this summer’s high temperature, the shipment volume decreased due to the continued low rainfall in Gunma Prefecture, which is the main production area of cabbage, and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries believes that the high price of cabbage will continue in the first half of this month. Chinese cabbage is also expected to continue to be high in the first half of this month.
However, if it rains moderately in the future, both cabbage and Chinese cabbage are expected to return to normal in the second half.
In addition, eggplants, cucumbers, lettuce, etc., which had been rising due to the lack of sunshine in July, have already returned to normal levels and are expected to be at normal levels this month.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said, “We are concerned about the effects of typhoons in the future, but the price of vegetables is expected to generally fall and settle down.”