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Walnuts: transport problems weigh on traders and growers

November 11, 2021 at 2:37 PM , Der AUDITOR
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SACRAMENTO/PARIS. The lack of containers and cargo ships in the USA means that some of the goods are still piling up on the growers' farms. This could lead to losses in the end, as parts of the crop cannot be brought in due to lack of space.

Prices normalise

After California was recently hit by a severe storm, growers there were initially worried about harvesting their late varieties, as it seemed impossible to access the plantations with heavy equipment. According to Fresh Plaza, however, the situation has calmed down in the meantime and the damage, which mostly affected the Chandler variety, was less than feared. Prices have also stabilised again.

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