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Sunflower seeds: USDA confirms decline in production

October 15, 2020 at 12:13 PM, Der AUDITOR
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WASHINGTON, D.C./SOFIA. The USDA has finally revised the sunflower seed production estimates for Ukraine downwards. Suppliers in Bulgaria are, meanwhile, experiencing some problems.

Prices for Bakery kernels vary

The Eastern European sunflower seed market continues to be short of hulled kernels. Many kernels are simply too small to be hulled and farmers are reluctant to sell. This has created a backlash for some processors, who cannot meet delivery commitments. Bakery kernel prices have risen to EUR 0.90-0.95/kg DDP Germany.

Russia does not rule out further export licences

APK-Inform reports that Russia exported 19,000 mt of sunflower seeds in September, whereas no exports were recorded in August. European Commi

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