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Pumpkin seeds: farmers prefer shine skins

March 27, 2023 at 4:49 PM , Der AUDITOR
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DALIAN. The sowing of the new crop is approaching and it is becoming apparent that Chinese farmers prefer to grow shine skins, while the acreage for GWS kernels is shrinking. Currently, there is hardly any trading activity.

Hardly any GWS kernels left

Compared to last week, little has happened in the Chinese pumpkin seed market. There is still a lack of demand both from China and overseas and hardly any trading activity is taking place. Prices for GWS kernels are therefore holding steady while there were slight changes in the shine skin market, albeit within a moderate range. The main problem is still the shortage of raw materials, especially GWS kernels are hardly available. As it is still about five months before the new crop arrives on the markets, this could well turn out to be a p

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