Due to the continued warm weather in the main production areas, the prices of radish and lettuce will remain low in December, and the prices of Chinese cabbage and green onions are expected to be on par with normal years. It is expected that the prices of the vegetables used for the materials will be affordable."

According to the wholesale price outlook for 14 main vegetables shipped to the Tokyo Central Wholesale Market, announced by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, radishes, lettuce and cucumbers are expected to remain at least 20% lower than the average of the past five years. doing.

In both cases, the main production areas such as Chiba, Shizuoka, and Miyazaki prefectures had a warm climate and a moderate amount of rain. doing.

In addition, shipments and prices of hotpot vegetables such as Chinese cabbage and green onions are expected to remain at the same level as in normal years, as growth in the production areas is favorable.