Vegetable prices rise as fruit and sugar falls

(AGI) Rome, Oct 31 - The price of vegetables is rising, whilefruit and sugar are decreasing, reported Italian statisticsagency ISTAT on Friday. On the one hand olive oil was up 1.1percent in monthly terms and 0.6 percent over the year, whileon the other sugar was down 0.7 percent month-on-month and 5percent since October 2013. Unprocessed food was 1 percent moreexpensive in both monthly and annual terms, compared to anannual rise of 1.4 percent in September. . .

(AGI) Rome, Oct 31 - The price of vegetables is rising, whilefruit and sugar are decreasing, reported Italian statisticsagency ISTAT on Friday. On the one hand olive oil was up 1.1percent in monthly terms and 0.6 percent over the year, whileon the other sugar was down 0.7 percent month-on-month and 5percent since October 2013. Unprocessed food was 1 percent moreexpensive in both monthly and annual terms, compared to anannual rise of 1.4 percent in September. . .