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Sunflower seeds: sowing 24% down on last year

May 11, 2022 at 4:17 PM , Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/KYIV. While the prices for prompt shipping of bakery kernels are relatively firm in Bulgaria, the prices on offer for the new crop differ considerably. Suppliers in Urkraine continue to try their very best to step up sunflower seed and other agri-food shipments to the EU. Moldova is also essential for the bloc.

Huge price gaps

The prices for prompt shipments of sunflower kernels from the current crop have remained fixed in Bulgaria this week. Buyers have stopped panicking and prefer to wait for the time being. At the same time, however, the high degree of uncertainty coupled with rising production costs renders it impossible for traders to go down in price.

Sowing has largely being completed in Bulgaria, the high oil prices have, however, prompted many farmers to switch to black sunflower seeds. Traders report that supplies of striped seeds will be difficult to fin

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