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Government details seasonally cheaper foods such as beans and tomatoes



The Agriculture Minister has urged families to prefer seasonal produce at lower prices as it will help reduce related expenses in March.

The government, through the Ministry of Agriculture (Minagri), provided a series of details. Affordable prices for seasonal ingredients.

The executive’s portfolio publication highlighted that prices are in the midst of falling fruit apple For example, at the metropolitan fairs you can find it for $1,185 per kilo (Royal Gala/Roja).

Another fruit that suffered losses was prickly pear cactus decreased by 7-29% in most regions.

Regarding beans, pomegranate beans It’s depreciating in most areas ($1,652/km in metropolitan areas). Chickpea .

On the other hand, Minaguri said, tomato In most areas, it’s fairly cheap on the free market (37-74%), with Coquimbo, Valparaíso, Metropolitana, Maule and Nubre regions valuing it at $600-1,100/kg.

Minister of Agriculture, Esteban Valenzuela in white meat, “Fortunately, chicken has been preserved and prices have come down. In most areas, it averages about $2,800 to $3,100 per kilo of tortoro. It’s cheaper at the butcher shop or supermarket. ”

During an activity that visited the Libertadores de Chile school in downtown Santiago, he called out to his family. Consider the aforementioned foods, as being more conveniently priced will help alleviate the pocket of March-related expenses.

“Fresh legumes, fruits and vegetables are much cheaper on the open market. corn Many trade shows track four or more for $1,000 and this season New fruit continues to decline: Apples, pears, plums and melons are also affordable across the country,” said Minister Valenzuela.

Source: Biobiochile

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