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Mustard seeds: Czech exports increase significantly

March 23, 2022 at 4:33 PM , Der AUDITOR
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OTTAWA/PRAGUE. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has maintained its crop forecast for the coming mustard seed season, but the expected average price has once again been significantly increased. Meanwhile, the Czech Republic's mustard seed exports have increased significantly compared to the previous year.

Canada's price forecast raised significantly

Russia and Ukraine are among the most important suppliers for EU countries like Germany when it comes to mustard seeds. However, shipments from these two countries can hardly be made at present, while some customers deliberately want to avoid goods of Russian origin or from Russian suppliers. For Ukraine, there is now the additional question of how to cultivate mustard seeds this year.

Canadian goods offer an alternative, but only with the new crop. Last year, heat and drought caused a massive drop in pr

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