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Dried apricots: extensive damage confirmed

May 24, 2022 at 9:50 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Conflicting reports over the extent of the damages caused by hailstorms are circulating in the apricot market at present. Traders anticipate higher prices for the new crop. Turkey has stepped up weekly exports.

80% of crop damaged in Malatya

Although reports mainly stipulate that frost and hailstorms have extensively damaged the crop, there are some exceptions. Some parts of Turkey did not witness any damage and some farmers even report that yields range higher this year according to Chelmer Foods. This, however, mainly applies to ecologically and organically farmed orchards. While the situation certainly casts doubts on the anticipated 90,000 mt Turkey was claimed to be able to produce at the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council, reports stating that 80% of the fruit

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