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Sultanas: rumours bubble up

August 16, 2022 at 11:47 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Rainfall and cooler temperatures in Sarıgöl, Manisa's main growing region for fresh grapes, are short-lived, according to market players. A rapid rise in temperatures to more than 40°C is expected this week, which should also benefit sultana producers.

Realistic price demands?

Preparations for harvesting and the drying process are underway; in Kumkuyucak, sultana production is to start first. In other parts of Manisa, the process will start in the coming days.

On 20 August, President Erdoğan will personally travel to Manisa to announce the prices for the coming season. A big event, considering that last year the prices were only published via an announcement on the TMO website. The producers' expectations are correspondingly high and there is a lot of speculation in the market. Rumour has it that the grow

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