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Sunflower seeds: demand for alternative suppliers

October 8, 2020 12:00 PM, Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA. In their search for alternative suppliers, a number of large Bulgarian companies have found what they were looking for in Ukraine and are busily importing sunflower seeds from there. The prices also seem to be calming down slowly.

Bulgarian traders buy in Ukraine

In addition to the decline in domestic production, the lower crop volumes in Romania and Russia also pose new challenges for Bulgarian sunflower seed traders. As an alternative, large companies are now sourcing raw materials from the Ukraine by shipload.

Prices are decreasing

This week, prices of EUR 0.81-0.90/kg FCA Bulgaria were called up for bakery kernels, with the majority of offers being at the lower end. In fact, some market players are so optimistic that they expect prices below

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