Rape climbs on cold weather demand

Friday, 9 January, 1998

By FWi staff

OILSEED rape prices have climbed on increased demand due to recent cold weather.

Prices across much of England are now well above £170/ t, according to the latest figures from the Home Grown Cereals Authority.

At mid-day today, East Anglian ex-farm rape was up £1.30 at £171.30/ t. In the south-east, the average price was £173/ t.

Scottish rape remains better buy, at an ex-farm price of £166/ t.

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