Money must be earned
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