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Sunflower seeds: still no price declines

September 22, 2021 at 3:26 PM, Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA. In the Bulgarian sunflower seed market, prices have still not achieved the long-awaited turnaround. According to market players, this is caused by various factors.

No sign of easing

Sunflower seed prices should have fallen by the start of harvest at the latest, having reached their highest level in more than eight and a half years as recently as March 2021. Delays in sowing and harvesting are causing a tense market situation despite good yield prospects. Meanwhile, prices for prompt shipments of the new crop are around EUR 1.00/kg FCA Bulgaria. According to market players, higher costs for electricity and packaging are also impacting production costs this year. In addition, there are logistical challenges: Not o

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