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Dried apricots: demand for organic goods is rising

July 27, 2021 at 3:29 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Turkish exporters expect the first shipments of the new crop to take place in mid-August. Meanwhile, traders are reporting an increasing interest in organic products.

First prices for the new crop

Temperatures in the growing areas are still high, which has a favourable effect on the still ongoing drying phase. Overall, farmers are very satisfied with this year's crop and report high quality fruit of all sizes. Exporters have already started buying and a few have published first export prices for the new crop, while most want to wait another week to do so. These initial price indications are for sulphured dried apricots, 2,000 ppm, for sizes no 1 and 2 at around USD 4,200/mt and for sizes no 3 and 4 at around USD 4,

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