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Sultanas: growers want much higher prices

July 12, 2022 9:43 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Trading is subued in Turkey this week as people are celebrating Eid al-Adha, the "Holiday of the Sacrifice". The prices for sultanas should change after the holiday, especially since the TMO will issue a statement on its intentions to buy in the new season.

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The weather is still mixed in Turkey. Although temperatures continue to rise, sudden heavy rains and floods also occur. Despite local rains witnessed in Manisa at the weekend the fruits are still in good condition. Many businesses are closed for the holiday in Turkey at present and traders reckon that next week has much in store. Not only are farmgate prices on the rise but expectation is also that the TMO will issue a bid and a statement as to when buying will start. Growers would like prices to at least range at TRY 25.00/kg for type 9 sultan

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