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Blue poppy seeds: surprising price reductions

December 2, 2020 4:14 PM, Der AUDITOR
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CHRUDIM. Farmers and traders in the Czech Republic still have so many unsold blue poppy seeds that there have been noticeable price reductions - a circumstance that is extremely unusual at the end of the year.

Many goods and low sales

In the Czech Republic, an exceptional turn of events can be observed on the blue poppy seed market: some farmers have decided to sell as much as possible before the end of the year. This is unusual at the end of the year, as farmers usually want to save taxes and therefore prefer to put their sales in January or February. This year, however, the situation is different, as the biggest crop of the last years with a volume of 29,000 mt meets extremely weak demand - one trader told the AUDITOR editorial staff that he cannot rememb

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