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Sultanas: will the TMO intervene?

September 12, 2023 at 10:48 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Although Tariş issued a purchasing price last week, the wait is still on for the TMO. The export prices for conventional and organic sultanas from the new crop have surged.

Growers disappointed with Tariş

Tariş surprised the market by issuing a base price of TRY 45/kg for type 7 seedless raisins. Growers are far from happy with this offer. As production costs have risen they reckon that prices of TRY 55-65/kg would be more sustainable. Although the TMO is their best bet, the state-run organisation however has little reason to intervene at present. Growers are holding back with offers as free market prices are not attractive enough and rises are anticipated. While quotations presently range at TRY 47-50/kg for type 9 sultanas, farmers

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