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Poppy seed Hungary: Imminent harvest start

by | Jun 10, 2021 | Oil Seeds, Poppy Seeds

Approximately 4 weeks remain until harvest. Farmers and manufacturers are continually negotiating about the price of the new crop. [swpm_protected visible_to=”logged_in_users_only” custom_msg=’This content is for members only. Please login or sign up now.’] Past year yields of the Autumn sown blue poppy seeds in Hungary were between 1200-1400 kg/ha. In this year, the expected combine clean average yield around 1000-1200 kg/ha.
The COVID-19 situation does not repeat itself, which had a serious influence on the poppy market in the past season. The European poppy export market might recover, and the price can reach the 2019-2020 season level, although the new Czech crop will determine the final conditions.

Currently forecasted Hungarian new crop poppy seed price 99.95 % <10 mg is 2,05-2,30 EUR/kg FCA HU.

 

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