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Pistachios: lower yields due to drought

August 18, 2021 9:57 AM, Der AUDITOR
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SACRAMENTO. The demand for US pistachios is still very high. Due to the expected decline in production this year, prices are likely to rise. The executive director of the American Pistachio Growers announced the first estimates for the new crop.

July exports have doubled

In the US pistachio market, the export season is coming to an end. Last year's record crop and attractive prices enabled a good export result. Since the start of the season, almost 200,000 mt of shelled and unshelled pistachios have been shipped overseas (+24% yoy), in addition to domestic demand of more than 100,000 mt (+11%). The July figures are also fairly impressive. A total of 22,287 mt (+61%) of shelled and unshelled pistachios were delivered to the domestic market and overseas. Exports amounted to 12,756 mt and almost doub

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