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Sultanas: yields could be lower in 2024

February 20, 2024 at 12:55 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Market players fear that the vines will first have to recover after the hardships of the past year, which would also be reflected in the yields of the coming crop. In general, a bumpy start to the season is to be expected.

Vines must recover

After the drastic drop in production on the Turkish sultana market this season, exporters will have to start the next marketing year without any carry-over stocks. As if this were not a worrying prospect in itself, market players are expressing concern that the diseases that affected the vines last year and caused yield losses could still have an impact on this year's crop – the vines would first have to recover from the hardships, they say. In addition, the weather is still an important, unpredictable factor that can have a favourable or de

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