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Sultanas: prices for organic goods to rise by a third

August 29, 2023 at 4:19 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. The TMO to has still not announce the base prices for sultanas. Meanwhile, rainfall is worrying growers and the rumour mill is abuzz with talk of a massive hike in organic sultana prices.

Rain dampens the mood

In the Turkish region of Manisa, the grape harvest for sultana production is in full swing. It has been clear for several weeks that unfavourable weather conditions and fungal infestation have had an immense impact on this year's yields, but this does not change the disappointment of the growers about the smaller crop. According to market players, some farmers have not even started harvesting and drying their fruit, as the workload is disproportionate to the expected profit. In addition, surprising rainfall in the last few days has caused conce

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