Farmers run out of GWS kernels
Prices have stabilised in the Chinese pumpkin seed market. Farmgate prices for pumpkin seeds, shine skin are currently at CNY 17.50/kg. Market players report high demand for grade A kernels, which is why some traders are currently refraining from making long-term offers as availability cannot be guaranteed. Instead, mixed grade goods are increasingly being offered, with the share of grade AA kernels at a good 60%.
The GWS market, however, is going haywire. Market players report that farmers have now sol