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Blue poppy seeds: slow price decline

November 9, 2022 at 4:55 PM, Der AUDITOR
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CHRUDIM. Lack of demand is causing the prices of Czech blue poppy seeds to fall. Factors that actually drive up prices remain without effect and some traders are turning to alternatives.

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The Czech blue poppy seed market remains unusually quiet. Due to the low trading activity, prices are slowly sinking. Increased production costs, higher energy costs and the 30% smaller crop cannot change this. According to Czech processors, consumer demand for blue poppy seeds has dropped by 30-40%.

Growers, traders and processors alike still have significant stocks, some even from last year. This is a difficult situation for many traders, some of whom are now turning to other agricultural commodities such as mustard seeds to keep busin

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