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Blue poppy seeds: delayed availability causes prices to rise

September 29, 2021 at 4:03 PM , Der AUDITOR
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CHRUDIM/BUDAPEST. Due to severe rainfalls, there are delays in processing the blue poppy seed crop at the cleaning plants. Many farmers are also hesitant to sell their goods.

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According to market players, demand for blue poppy seeds is high. Due to the wet weather, weeds proliferated in the fields, which is why the cleaning process takes longer and raw material deliveries are delayed. In some cases, cleaning companies have not even started processing the poppy seeds and some farmers are holding back offers in the hope of getting better prices. In recent weeks, a rising price trend has been observed in the poppy seed market and offers can vary depending on the supplier. For blue poppy seeds with les

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