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Blue poppy seeds: acreage to be expanded

March 13, 2024 at 3:22 PM , Der AUDITOR
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CHRUDIM. The supplies on the Czech blue poppy seed market are shrinking. Meanwhile, there is growing confidence that the area under cultivation will increase again this year.

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Trade in the Czech blue poppy seed market is drawing on the last available reserves and prices are continuing to rise. Depending on quality, offers are already approaching a level of EUR 3.10/kg FCA Czech Republic. Continued good demand should provide additional support for prices.

The poppy plants sown in autumn are largely in good condition, although there are also individual fields that did not survive the winter and will have to be replanted with the spring sowing. According to market players, poppy farmers increasingly want to start so

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