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Sultanas: risk of frost alerts growers

March 28, 2023 at 12:08 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Frosty nights are expected in Manisa, alarming sultana growers and traders alike. Meanwhile, the TMO has announced another raw material sale - at higher prices than before.

Yields are at stake

At the beginning of the week, the weather in the Manisa growing region was typical for this time of year with daytime temperatures of 15-20°C, cooling down to 3-8°C at night. In the middle of this week, however, it is supposed to get frosty again at night, which alarms market players. The vines have awoken from their winter dormancy, which increases the risk of yield losses for this year's crop. Many exporters therefore prefer to hold back on offers this week, as price increases would be due in this case.

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