Nuts

Hazelnuts: further delays in drying

September 13, 2021 at 12:02 PM, Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

ORDU. Traders report that the hazelnut season has not started properly in Turkey yet. Issue is that unstable weather conditions have delayed drying. Arrivals are low and trading is still to revive. Growers are very much satisfied with prices at present.

Farmers kept busy trying to keep kernels dry

Adverse weather conditions with frequent showers have delayed drying. Many growers were not able to meet their appointed delivery dates with the TMO as the kernels were simply not ready in time. Although around 80,000 mt were registered with the TMO two weeks ago, which stirred some panic as traders reckoned that these volumes were too high, tables have now turned. At present this volume has dropped to 42,000 mt as many farmers have not registered new appointments with the TMO, which has only received 3,000 mt so far.

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Nuts
Jan 25, 2023
MADRID/SACRAMENTO. Although Spain’s almond exports received a boost in November, the dent in exports is still much higher than in California. Competition between Spain and California remains fierce with speculations on water supplies and exchange rates having top priority at present.
Nuts
Jan 23, 2023
NEW DELHI. Farmers are in full control of India’s peanut market. Not only do they still hold more than 35% of all stocks but they also know how to play to their advantage. Artificial intelligence may also prove an asset in limiting aflatoxin contamination.
Nuts
Jan 19, 2023
ORDU. Things have taken such a bizarre turn in Turkey that buyers have switched to other hazelnut producing countries such as Georgia, Azerbaijan or Italy. Drought will, in fact, have a lasting impact on production in Italy.
Nuts
Jan 18, 2023
TEHRAN. Frustration and anger are growing with Iran’s government. Suppliers are now actively blaming the government for losing market shares for pistachios. Exports have, in fact, slumped by 75%.