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Dried cranberries: 2020/21 crop is below average

April 8, 2021 11:14 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MADISON/OTTAWA. Difficult weather conditions have led to crop losses in the growing regions of the USA for the second year in a row. Demand, however, remains high.

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According to the latest report of the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC), the cranberry crop for 2020 will reach around 526,000 mt, which represents an increase of 3% over the previous year. However, the yield remains below average; with the current acreage, around 590,000 mt could have been harvested, but bad weather conditions in the US growing regions have put a spanner in the farmers' works for the second year in a row. The quantity of cranberries processed into dried fruit is relatively low compared

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