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Blue poppy seeds: growers use rising demand to their advantage

April 5, 2022 at 3:27 PM, Der AUDITOR
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CHRUDIM/ANKARA. As a result of the surprising increase in demand in the Czech poppy seed market, farmers could increase prices. Meanwhile, new forecasts for the 2022 crop are being made almost weekly.

Surprising increase in demand

A lack of precipitation is worrying Czech farmers, and poppy seed cultivation is also affected. Although there were rain showers in some places, it is still far too dry overall. These are not only unfavourable conditions for sowing the new crop, but the high morphine poppy, which was already sown in winter, is also suffering under the circumstances. It is also dry in Hungarian growing areas and market players report that growers could focus exclusively on production for the domestic market. Even then, however, it is

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