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Sultanas: price rise is inevitable

May 16, 2023 at 10:41 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. TMO sales may start this week, despite the uncertainty generated by Sunday's election results in Turkey that render a runoff between Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the leader of the opposition Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu necessary. Issue is that both candidates failed to secure 50% of the votes in the first round of the election. The runoff will take place on 28 May.

Prices on the rise for organic sultanas

Weather conditions are excellent with three months still to go until the new season starts. Frost has caused less damage than anticipated, daytime temperatures presently range at 33C (91.4F) and occassional rains are providing the vines with water. As organic sultana supplies are running low prices are rising. They have recently climbed from TRY 30-32/kg to TRY 35-40/kg.

The TMO may, in addition, start to sell its sultana supplies this week, which are estimated at 100,000 mt. Prices will range at TRY 30/kg, which is up

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