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Sultanas: crop forecasts still realistic

June 4, 2024 at 2:35 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Favourable weather conditions make market players confident that the crop forecasts can be achieved. Nevertheless, buyers must expect a massive price increase for the new crop compared to last year.

New crop at top prices

There has been a drastic rise in temperatures in Manisa within only a week and temperatures are expected to reach 34-41°C in the coming days. The grapes are developing well and growers have so far been spared any exceptional events. Market players are therefore still confident that the production forecast of 260,000 mt can be realised if this remains the case until the end of the drying season. The current stage of development would allow the harvest to start around a week earlier this year, but the timing should not be chosen too early in

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