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Sultanas: prices set to rise by 50%

April 30, 2024 at 10:20 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Rumours are circulating in Turkey's sultana market. Reports state that growers will sharply raise their prices for the new crop. Concerns over another disappointing production are driving the market.

Weather drives up prices

Conditions were colder than expected in Manisa last week. Rain and cloudy weather caused temperatures to dip. Forecasts predict similar conditions for this week with temperatures ranging at 14-28C (57-82F). This, however, does not yet present a problem for the vineyards.

As it emerged that there are less fruitsets lower yields are expected. This has prompted a sharp rise in raw material prices in the past few days. Weather conditions will remain crucial in May and June as rains may very well cause additional damage. Rumour has it tha

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