Hazelnuts: irritated by demand

April 27, 2023 at 11:33 AM , Der AUDITOR
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ORDU. Demand for hazelnuts and the development of the new crop are the issue in Turkey. Things are particularly sticky in the EU as Eurostat’s recently issued import data for 2022 confirms.

Buyers with too much patience

Trading is slow to pick up again after last week’s Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of Ramadan. While domestic demand is low, exporters are irritated by international demand, especially in Europe. Feeling is that buyers here are playing a game of hide and seek and although demand still exists in the Far East this by no means compensates for the current lack in Europe, where many buyers are closely monitoring exchange rates and the development of the new crop.

Prospects for the new crop are highly encouraging. As fr

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