Avocados, pigeon peas, oranges and bananas see large increases in April

Source: Fresh Plaza

Statistics from the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic say that among the groups with the highest incidence in the growth of the April 2021 price index were food and non-alcoholic beverages. These saw an increase of 0.56%, explained by the rise in prices of avocados (18.28%), oranges (11.13%), green pigeon peas (8.87%), cassava (2.80%), and green plantains (1.78%).

The Central Bank publication also indicates that the growth of the Restaurants and Hotels group index was 0.52 %, mainly due to increases in the prices of services for meals prepared outside the home.

Source: dominicantoday.com