Value Chain / Markets

The Gap Between Producer Prices and Prices paid by the Consumer

This study aims to understand the gap between agricultural producer prices in the EU and the prices paid by the consumer between 2003 and 2005, with a view to explaining the decisive factors in this area for key agricultural sectors and, on the basis of this analysis, to formulate economic and commercial propositions aimed at improving the situation of producer income and/or the prices charged to consumers.