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Almonds: a matter of prices

February 22, 2022 at 4:55 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MADRID/SACRAMENTO. Spain's almond exports are maintaining their high pace. Meanwhile, the flowering period has begun in California. High almond stocks are putting pressure on the market, while prices are currently not lucrative for many growers.

Drought as a risk

In Australia, the almond harvest is underway, while in California the flowering period has begun about a week earlier than usual. According to market players, conditions in the coming days are favourable for good pollination. At the same time, the unusually warm temperatures for this time of year are fuelling concerns about drought and its possible consequences, such as forest fires. However, there is hope that the very low amount of rainfall in January will have little impact on yields.

As the experts from KANOPEE Sarl state in their

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