Regular seasonal novelties became available in supermarkets in Uzbekistan with the onset of summer. The Korzinka and Makro supermarket chains announced the start of sales of new crop grapes, pears and figs at the end of last week – on June 3-4, 2022, EastFruit experts report.
The early Chillaki grape variety became available in supermarkets in the capital of Uzbekistan almost at the same time as last year, but at an average price one third cheaper than in 2021.
On June 3-4, 2022, one by one, the Korzinka and Makro chains announced the start of sales of early Chillaki grapes in their stores in the capital of Uzbekistan. Prices range from 10 399 to 12 790 UZS per 100 grams, i.e. from 103 990 to 127 900 UZS/kg (from 9.5 to 11.6 $/kg).
In 2021, Chillaki grapes became available in the capital’s Korzinka supermarkets on June 2 at a retail price of 16 990 UZS per 100 grams, i.e. 169 900 UZS/kg ($16.1/kg).
On June 3-4, 2022, early pears became available in the Korzinka and Makro stores in the capital at retail prices ranging from 61 990 to 79 990 UZS/kg (from 5.6 to 7.3 $/kg). This season, early pears appeared in retail at about the same time as last year, with only a few days difference and at prices corresponding to last year’s levels.
In 2021, the sales of pears in the capital’s Korzinka supermarkets started on May 30 at 69 990 UZS/kg ($6.6/kg).
Unlike new crop grapes and pears, early figs hit retail stores this season about a week earlier than last year and cost 8% more than in 2021.
On June 3, the Korzinka chain announced the start of sales of new crop black figs at 12 990 UZS per 100 grams, i.e. 129 900 UZS/kg ($11.8/kg).
In 2021, figs became available in retail sales in Korzinka chain supermarkets on June 9 at 11 990 UZS per 100 grams, i.e. 119 900 UZS ($11.4/kg).
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