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Sesame seeds: producers concerned about poor quality

September 24, 2021 at 9:24 AM , Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. Unfavourable weather conditions are causing further price corrections in the Indian sesame seed market. Gujarat is particularly affected, but market players are worried about the whole crop. A trend reversal can be seen in sesame seed imports to Germany.

Rainfall has consequences

Last week, it was announced that South Korea would announce a new sesame seed tender to make up for the deficit of the last tender. An upcoming tender usually causes market prices in the Indian sesame seed market to decline temporarily. This time, however, the situation is different. The high rate of rainfall in the growing regions has left its mark and market players report that markets are currently receiving a lot of damaged and poor quality goods. The crop in the state of Gujarat has been particularly

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