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Sultanas: global production is down

April 9, 2024 at 2:45 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. The warm weather in Manisa raises hopes of a lower risk of night frost. Market players believe that further price increases are possible after the holidays. Global sultana production is said to have declined by 19% in the current season.

Low risk of frost

According to traders, the Turkish province of Manisa is expected to remain warmer than average for this time of year in the coming months and temperatures are not expected to plummet in the near future. Accordingly, the risk of night frost is low, but market players do not want to rule it out completely for the time being - there have been too many unpleasant surprises in this regard in recent years. The vines have now awoken from their winter dormancy and initial impressions are that there are a small number of fruit sets this year. However, this

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