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Blue poppy seeds: significant price reductions expected for the new season

June 17, 2021 2:29 PM, Der AUDITOR
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CHRUDIM. The outlook for the Czech poppy seed crop in 2021 remains optimistic, but prices for prompt shipments are still at high levels. Meanwhile, Germany has reduced its import volume by more than 10% since the start of the season.

New crop from EUR 1.70/kg

The poppy seed season 2020/2021 is coming to an end. Due to the delays in this year's sowing, it is currently reckoned that farmers will not be able to start harvesting until the beginning of August. The first larger delivery quantities are therefore not expected to be available on the market before September. According to unofficial estimates, the acreage is similar to last year's at around 40,000 ha, and thanks to the current good weather conditions, the outlook for the crop result is quite positive. As usual, how

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