Oilseeds - Oilseeds

Sesame seeds: producers concerned about poor quality

September 24, 2021 9:24 AM, Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

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

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Oilseeds
Sep 29, 2022
NEW DELHI. Indian sesame seed farmers are optimistic about the crop and expect an increase in yields compared to last year. Only in Gujarat can production not keep up.
Oilseeds
Sep 28, 2022
SOFIA/KYIV. In Ukraine, a good 15% of the forecast sunflower seed crop has now been harvested, while concern is high in Bulgaria in view of the disappointing production results. Various factors are causing enormous uncertainty in the market on both the buyer and seller side.
Oilseeds
Sep 27, 2022
DALIAN. Demand in the Chinese pumpkin seed market is so low that even traders are alarmed. At present, the outlook for the rest of the year is rather pessimistic, as various factors militate against an increase in buying interest.
Nuts
Sep 26, 2022
NEW DELHI. With Indian farmers increasingly turning to more lucrative agricultural goods, the kharif sowing is lower this year. Prices continue their downward trend as the new crop arrives on the markets.