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Sultanas: winter is back

March 7, 2023 at 10:45 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Sultana producers are breathing a sigh of relief in Turkey. While weather conditions have been warm in recent weeks, snow is now being reported in Manisa. This is good news for the vineyards.

Growers are relieved

Winter has returned in Manisa after the warm weather felt like spring in recent weeks. Some growers are even reporting snow in higher altitudes. Rain has also been forecast this week dissipating fears of drought. Good news is that the current low temperatures will help to prevent the vines coming out of dormancy too early. The February earthquakes are, however, having a lasting impact on Turkey and on the market. Trading is still rather subdued. Exporters may be busy meeting call offs, but demand is low. Buyers are if at all interested in spot m

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