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Sultanas: dwindling supplies and rising prices

January 16, 2024 at 11:39 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Sultana shipments are still going surprisingly well in Turkey. Yet, this will change when long-term contracts run out. Organic sultana supplies are becoming more limited.

Higher costs drive up export prices

As production has been a great disappointment this season fears are growing that no end-of-season stocks will be left in August. Supplies may even run low on the buyers side. Although exports are still running quite smoothly, this is largely attributed to early contracts that are currently being met. The situation may change in March when stocks will be depleted and further buying will have to be conducted at the prices available then.

Type 9 sultanas are trading a bit higher at TRY 61-62/kg this week and organic sultanas

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