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Dried beans: adzuki bean farmers empty their warehouses

January 31, 2024 at 4:54 PM , Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. Growers in China's adzuki bean-growing regions are currently selling their remaining produce, in some cases at very favourable prices. Meanwhile, organic kidney beans are becoming scarce and the remaining stocks of mung beans are also lower than last year.

Organic black kidney beans in short supply

Commodity prices for black kidney beans are currently stable in the Chinese production areas, which are mainly concentrated in the north-east of the country. Demand is also robust, with exporters reporting shipments to South Asia and Mexico in particular, although buying interest appears to be slowly waning. Domestic buyers are only buying enough to fulfil their existing contracts. As organic goods are in extremely short supply, traders are finding it difficult to keep up with demand, especially from overseas. Export prices

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