Today, producers of the high-quality beet refuse to sell it at current prices, although they are a third higher than in November 2017, reports APK-Inform.
Growing demand for these root vegetables affected on the prices, experts explain. If a week ago the beets were sold for 3-4 UAH/kg, then at the end of last week it reached 4.5 UAH/kg.
As we wrote earlier, according to the forecast of Sergei Malinovsky, the head of “Impak” company, by the middle of winter the price for table beets will rise twice, and in spring, even more. This year, its prices have broken a ten-year record.
Therefore, many farmers are waiting for the continuation of the price boom and hold their products till even more favorable conditions come.