Hazelnuts: farmers hold back goods

September 14, 2020 11:16 AM, Der AUDITOR
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ORDU. The fact that producers are increasingly holding back their goods in order to drive up prices hit most market players by surprise. However, the export season has got off to a good start.

Unrealistic price expectations?

Currently, the farmers are holding back their goods in the hope of achieving price increases which came as a surprise for the producers. Most market players had not expected this. Initially, the farmers were satisfied with the raw material prices of TRY 22/kg offered by the TMO, but now voices are being raised demanding TRY 25-30/kg. However, this will be difficult to achieve, as exporters are currently in no need to cover their enquiries on a large scale due to the lack of long-term contracts, and domestic de

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