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Sultanas: TMO raises limits

October 4, 2022 at 10:42 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Adverse weather conditions have lead to great differences in quality for sultanas. Producers are also extremely dissatisfied with current market prices and have prompted the TMO to act.

Limits raised

Although the market has recently witnessed relatively warm temperatures of around 40C (104F), the weather is set turn to cooler autumn temperatures again in the next few days. Producers are worried over the impact rain has had on drying as reports state that the proportion of mouldy grapes is quite high. Prices at the Commodity Exchange in Izmir, the TMO and in the free market consequently differ considerably depending on whether the grapes were dried during a dry or wet phase.

The TMO has made some concessions after prodcuers convinced th

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