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Sultanas: delays and damages

June 13, 2023 at 9:45 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Damage assessments are still underway in Manisa after heavy rains hit the vineyards. Forecasts predict more rain at the end of the week. The situation is certainly alarming for sultanas.

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After heavy rains caused floods and landslides in Manisa the impact on this year's production is still being assessed. Although daytime temperatures have risen to 32-35C (89.6-95.0F), humidity remains high and more rain has been forecast in the next few days. Since crop damages and harvest delays are very well possible exporters are stocking up. As the TMO has only sold an estimated 10,000 mt of the 2022 crop so far the state run organisation should still hold more than 85,000-90,000 mt. Offers are still limited to type 7 and type 8 sultanas, wher

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