Dried Fruit

Sultanas: demand is exceptionally low

October 20, 2020 at 10:51 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA/SACRAMENTO. Sultana and raisin exporters in Turkey are complaining about low demand. Wildfires have delayed production in California.

TMO continues to buy

The TMO has adjusted buying criteria in favour of the growers this season. Issue is that the dried grapes tend to be much smaller than last year. While sales to TMO and Tariş remain good, trading is rather subdued at the Izmir Commodity Exchange. Market players are concerned that the TMO will sell off stocks again in the second half of the season at much higher prices. Suppliers, however, report that demand is very low. Exports normally remain strong until Christmas. Type 9 standard sultanas are trading firm at USD 1.630-1.675/kg FOB Izmir and

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