Twenty million bags of seeds are sold in Hungary during the season

Updated Apr 12, 2023
The offer of the domestic garden seed market exceeds 1,000 varieties. Among the best-selling seeds are peas and beans in the large-seeded category, while among the small seeds, parsley and carrot varieties are sold in the largest quantities. In recent years, the demand for courgettes, chili peppers, cherry and cherry tomatoes, lettuces, and various herbs - dill, basil, chives - has increased significantly, explained Árpád Pavelka. A member of the Vegetable Section of the Seed Association's Interprofessional Organization and Product Council explained: according to their estimates, distributors sell approximately 20 million pieces in one season. The annual turnover is close to HUF 5 billion - Agro Napló learned from the announcement. "The market is characterized by a wide range of varieties and strong competition. Domestic companies are actively present on the markets of neighboring countries, and the products of many foreign companies appear here, both in farm shops and on the ...
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