So it was recorded on the previous weekend, according to retailers from Guayaquil City markets.
Merchants from the Caraguay, Jose Mascote and Florida markets explained that the values range between 33.3% and 40%, depending on the product.
- The corn increased in 40%, i.e., from $ 0.50 to $ 0.70 per unit; the $24 bag now costs $ 30.
- The carrot also experienced a large increase. The bag that used to cost $ 9 now costs $ 18.
- The yucca increased from $ 0.20 per pound to $ 0.30.
- The avocado went from $ 0.50 unit, to $ 0.70.
Passion fruit, blackberry and Picudo fish also recorded significant increases. However, traders revealed that potatoes and tomatoes have lowered their price.
Vendors indicate that tomatoes went from $ 0.50 a pound to three pounds for $ 1, i.e., nearly $ 0.33 each. The pound of potatoes dropped from a price between $ 0.27 and $ 0.30 to a price between $ 0.21 and $ 0.25.