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Currants in the world were harvested 22% less than last year

Смородини у світі зібрали на 22% менше
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Jan 18, 2022
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The volume of black currant production in 2021 amounted to 118 thousand tons, which is 22% less than a year earlier. This is stated in the report of the International Association of Black Currant Producers (IBA). Moreover, the yield of organic currants decreased by 46% - to 3.66 thousand tons. As noted, the area under currants last year decreased by 12% - to 41.9 thousand hectares. IBA experts expected that the weather conditions in 2021 for the participants in the industry will be better and the harvest is expected to increase, but the plans were not confirmed.
The volume of black currant production in 2021 amounted to 118 thousand tons, which is 22% less than a year earlier. This is stated in the report of the International Association of Black Currant Producers (IBA). Moreover, the yield of organic currants decreased by 46% - to 3.66 thousand tons. As noted, the area under currants last year decreased by 12% to 41.9 thousand hectares. IBA experts expected that the weather conditions in 2021 for the participants in the industry will be better and we should expect an increase in yields, but the plans were not confirmed. Analysts note that prices for black currants are stabilizing, and the reason for high prices in 2021 is the inertia of last year's deficit. It is also specified that a significant part of the world's blackcurrant harvest - about 90 thousand tons per year - is processed into concentrates, mainly intended for juice production. The last 20 years have seen a slight decline in juice consumption due to changes in the ...
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