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Almonds: 2022 crop estimated at last year's level

April 28, 2022 11:08 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MADRID/SACRAMENTO. Market players have ventured their own forecasts regarding the coming US almond crop. In Spain, fear of frost damage is also driving prices higher.

Frost damage still unclear

The almond market still lacks precise data regarding the expected crops in Spain and California; so far, only frost damage - some of which has been described as serious - has been reported. What impact this will have on the respective production has yet to be determined. According to market players, a very good crop was expected in Spain this year, and the losses caused by frost would reduce the yield gain, but not cause a significant deficit.

Meanwhile, market expert Terra Nova has made its own forecast for the US a

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