Almonds: snow and frost might delay start of harvest

January 25, 2021 3:57 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MADRID/SACRAMENTO. Snow storm Filomena recently had Spain firmly in its grip. Spanish agricultural media believe that the low temperatures could…

… delay almond production in 2021. It would have to get significantly warmer before flowering could start - but then probably at a fast pace - which is why a later start to flowering was to be expected. All in all, it could therefore take a little longer than usual until the new crop is available on the market. 

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On the Spanish trading markets, these prospects led to higher farmgate prices in the past weeks. In contrast, export prices have stabilised for the time being at last week's level and US almonds

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