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Blue poppy seeds: commodity traders raise prices

February 24, 2021 2:15 PM, Der AUDITOR
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CHRUDIM/ANKARA. Demand in the Czech poppy seed market is causing commodity traders to increase prices, while prices for Turkish blue poppy seeds are adjusting to the volatile exchange rate.

No price declines before Easter

The Easter business and the more favourable price level could further boost the Czech blue poppy seed market. Due to the good demand, however, farmers are now demanding higher farmgate prices again, which, according to market players, have recently risen from CZK 35 to CZK 40. At the same time, export prices for blue poppy seeds, <20 ppm morphine are also trending higher again at EUR 1.66/kg FCA Czech Republic . Although the 2020/2021 season produced an abundant crop, market players report that the availability of go

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