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Sunflower seeds: higher costs due to small kernels

September 8, 2022 at 9:57 AM , Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/KYIV. The old season has now been completed in Bulgaria and the first deliveries from the 2022 crop have already been made. However, many buyers are holding back with enquiries.

Yields are sobering

Buyers had expected falling prices for sunflower seeds, but the current state of the crop and the economic situation put a spanner in the works and the price trend remains firm. In addition to the increased costs in many fundamental areas, the sobering crop results now provide little room for downward movement. Yields are low and kernels small, making hulling difficult and requiring higher raw material inputs. The situation has been similar time and again in recent years. While initially a production result of more than 2 million m

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