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Sesame seeds: prices firm up

June 27, 2024 at 4:38 PM , Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. La Niña is expected to bring heavier rainfall to the Indian growing regions this summer. Growers could therefore delay sowing.

Growers in Gujarat are hesitant

Prices on the Indian sesame seed market are firming despite low trading activity. The weather phenomenon La Niña is expected to bring heavier monsoon rains to India this summer. Sesame seed farmers in Gujarat are therefore hesitant to plant larger areas for fear of yield losses. In addition, 70-80% of the crop is usually of superior quality. This year, the proportion is expected to be significantly lower, which is why traders are stocking up generously in advance. Export prices for Indian sesame seeds, hulled, 99.98% purity are

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