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Sunflower seeds: Ukraine accelerates sowing

May 18, 2022 4:55 PM, Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/KYIV. According to market players, there is currently no reason for Bulgarian growers to sell their raw material stocks as quickly as possible. This is also reflected in prices. In Ukraine, sunflower seed sowing continues to progress, with an estimated 70% of the planned area already sown.

Growers are laid back

Bulgarian sunflower seed producers are not under pressure to sell. According to market players, many growers have earned enough money from this season's high prices, not only for sunflower seeds but also for wheat and other commodities, and they are also said to receive subsidies from the government. This makes it possible for them to hold back their goods, which is why the prices for Bulgarian raw kernels are not declining further despite the rapid sunflower seed shipments from Ukraine. Black sunflower seeds,

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