News Briefs

  10/9/2012, Tishrei 23, 5773

Cucumber Prices Jump 9%; Could Hit 18 Shekels a Kilo

The wholesale price of cucumbers jumped, Tuesday, to nine shekels per kilogram. The price to the consumer is expected to range between NIS 12 and 18 a kilo.

The price jump was blamed on recent cold nights which affected growth and created a shortage.