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Prunes: world crop declines by a quarter

April 7, 2021 11:38 AM, Der AUDITOR
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SACRAMENTO/SANTIAGO. The INC's latest report shows that prune production is down significantly this season in almost all major producing countries. This is of course reflected in the prices.

Exports at a stable level

The coronavirus pandemic has led to numerous difficulties in the prune market, including supply chain disruptions due to strict control measures and the global container shortage affecting almost all markets. However, new opportunities have also been created: With many consumers increasingly staying at home, they are looking for healthy food that can be stored. The California Prune Board reports stable shipments both domestically and to key export markets. Germany, for example, increased its prune imports from the US by 11.5% last

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