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Blue poppy seeds: August exports 40% up on last year

October 13, 2021 3:47 PM, Der AUDITOR
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CHRUDIM. After long delays, the majority of the Czech poppy seed crop is finally available on the market. However, demand is high, which is why prices are stable for the time being. August exports were significantly higher than last year.

Demand offsets increased supply

In the Czech poppy seed market, the situation is gradually becoming clearer. By now, most of the raw materials could be cleaned and are gradually flowing into the market. Meanwhile, the stocks that were still wet due to the rainfall could be dried. The resulting increase in availability is being offset by good demand. For the time being, prices for Czech blue poppy seeds, <25 ppm morphine have consolidated at a level of EUR 2.05/kg FCA Czech Republic. Czech white poppy seeds from the current crop are hardly available, wit

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