Oilseeds - Oilseeds

Blue poppy seeds: price increases expected

July 5, 2023 at 12:01 PM , Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

CHRUDIM/ANKARA. The official cultivation estimates for the 2023 Czech poppy seed crop are to be published soon. However, a significant decline in production will be unavoidable due to the smaller acreage. In Turkey, meanwhile, the harvest is already imminent.

Cultivation forecast remains low

The official cultivation forecasts for the Czech poppy seed season 2023/2024 are to be announced next week. Market players estimate that 16,000-18,000 ha will be sown this year, which would be a 30-40% decline in cultivation area compared to last year. In the meantime, yields were not particularly good because the fields were too dry. However, regular rainfall ensured that the plants could develop well. The poppy fields are in blossom and the pods are already forming. Further weather forecasts also promise favourable conditions for t

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Grains
Jul 12, 2024
BRUSSELS. Prospects are far from sunny for wheat in France. Tropical storm Beryl only has a limited impact for US corn. China has signed the first deal for US soybeans. Canada may very well replace Russia and Belarus as a supplier of rapeseed in the EU.
Oilseeds
Jul 11, 2024
MOSCOW/OTTAWA. Since 1 July, EU imports of flaxseed from Russia and Belarus have been subject to a 10% import duty. This is dampening the mood in the market.
Oilseeds
Jul 11, 2024
NEW DELHI/MOGADISHU. Heigh freight rates are making it impossible for exporters in India to raise the prices for sesame seeds. Pakistan is bracing for rain. Sowing is underway in Somalia, where the crop is harvested in autumn.
Oilseeds
Jul 10, 2024
SOFIA/KYIV. The weather in the coming weeks will play a decisive role in the development of sunflower seed crops. Price corrections will also depend on this.