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Sultanas: vines could not recover

April 23, 2024 at 2:42 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Weakened by the mildew infestation last year and the mild winter, yields in the Turkish growing region of Manisa have so far been worryingly low.

Low yield forecast

After last week's slightly cooler and rainy weather in Manisa, temperatures are expected to rise to 23-30°C again this week. More rain showers are also expected.

Meanwhile, a look at the growing regions fills market players with concern. The vines are showing comparatively little fruit set – not the best conditions for this year's sultana production. Due to the increased production costs, traders also expect commodity prices for the new crop to be at least at the current level. This would mean that Turkish sultanas would hardly b

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