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Sultanas: heavy rainfall during the drying phase

August 30, 2022 at 12:45 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. The price of sultanas recently announced by the Turkish President does not reflect actual market prices. Meanwhile, heavy rainfalls caused chaos in the growing regions last week. More rain is reported for the coming days and growers are worried about their production.

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In Manisa, the weather was anything but optimal last week. Especially the growers of table grapes, e.g. in Alaşehir, had to cope with the heavy rainfall. However, regions where farmers had already started drying their fruit were also affected. Growers are therefore also concerned about the rainfall forecast for the coming days, as the harvest is in full swing. The unfavourable weather has already caused colour changes and yield losses and the coming weeks will be decisive for the crop result, as a large part of the gra

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