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Blue poppy seeds: traders can agree on prices

May 19, 2022 3:37 PM, Der AUDITOR
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CHRUDIM. The official cultivation figures are eagerly awaited in the Czech poppy seed market, while the expectations of market players diverge significantly. In contrast, traders are united in their price expectations for the new crop.

Crop forecasts diverge widely

According to market players, the Czech poppy seed crop has benefited ifrom widespread rainfall and the poppies, which were able to withstand the spring drought, are developing well. However, this does not change the fact that some growers have ploughed up their fields again in order to cultivate more profitable agricultural commodities. In some regions, poppy seeds are expected to be scarce this year compared to the past. Market players have very different views on how large the poppy seed acreage will be this year, rangi

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