Fresh fruit and vegetable consumption in Spain has rebounded in July after year-on-year declines in both May and June this year.
According to Fepex, July consumption grew 3 per cent on the same month of 2012, coming in at some 827,600 tonnes.
By category, vegetable consumption climbed 6 per cent, fruit by 2 per cent, and potato consumption actually fell 1 per cent.
July's fruit and vegetable expenditure rose 20 per cent year-on-year, up to €1.2bn, with increases across the board for fruits (+25 per cent), vegetables (+8 per cent) and potatoes (+50 per cent).
However, for the seven months between January and July this year, consumption has actually fallen by 1 per cent, according to Fepex, although expenditure is up 6 per cent to €7.1m.