Demand leaves a lot to be desired
Plant diseases and unfavourable weather conditions have reduced Turkish sultana production by around a third compared to last year. This has driven up prices and demand leaves a lot to be desired. Market players are worried about what their business will look like in a few months' time when the contracts concluded at more favourable prices in the summer have been called in and the goods they purchased from the TMO have been used up. The current price level is prompting many buyers to look for alternative sources.
Type 9 sult