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Sultanas: TMO rejects deliveries

September 27, 2022 at 11:46 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. There were repeated rainfalls during the drying period which have caused several delays. For this reason, not all growers have yet completed their sultana production. Meanwhile, the high humidity poses additional problems for the farmers.

Turkish farmers are discontented

After the cool temperatures of the past week, the farmers in Manisa are now facing a few warmer days, which are typical for this time of year. Sultana production is still not completed everywhere and growers are scrambling to have their last grapes dried before the next rains are due. Meanwhile, farmers who have already managed to dry their yields completely are in a hurry to sell their sultanas to the TMO. Despite the increase in capacity through additional buying points, many growers complain that the appointment process is no

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