News13 June 2017BrusselsAgriculture and Rural Development
New tool enhances price transparency along the food supply chain
How much of what consumers pay for food ends up in farmer's pockets? From farm to fork, food prices develop along the food supply chain, involving farmers, the food processing industry and retailers.
Eurostat has now launched a new food price monitoring tool visualising the development of agricultural prices, import prices and producer and consumer prices, broken down by product categories and/or country. The tool can show to what extent price increases and decreases are transmitted from one stage of the supply chain to the next, what impact they have and how quickly.
Part of a series of experimental statistics - statistics in a research and development phase - the tool enhances the transparency of price developments in different stages of food production. The food price monitoring tool is available in 23 languages.