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Hungarian sweet corn reaches almost all over the world

Maize (Corn)
Hungary
Published Aug 19, 2020

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This year, due to the spring drought and then heavy rains, the harvest is delayed by a week and a half, and less is expected from the second sowing. The overall picture will be able to be influenced somewhat by the presence of early frosts in the second half of autumn, damaging late varieties and second sowing. More than half of the annual average yield of 500-600 thousand tons is processed by the canning industry and a third by the refrigeration industry. In addition to processing, the amount of sweet corn sold fresh or cooked is also increasing year by year. The climatic and soil conditions of Hungary are excellent for the production of sweet corn, which together with the high standard of cultivation technology and the technical level of the processing industry guarantee good yields and excellent quality. About 95 percent of the sweet corn products produced domestically are exported, which is one of our most important agricultural exports, and its processing employs thousands of ...
Source: Agroinform
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