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Dried apricots: flowering is imminent

February 27, 2024 at 12:29 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. In the Turkish valleys, the apricot trees are expected to enter the flowering phase over the next week, while this will happen a little later at higher altitudes. Meanwhile, the price increases continue.

Prices rise daily

According to Turkish apricot farmers, weather conditions are currently in line with seasonal norms and are favourable for the upcoming bloom. Growers estimate that this will begin in the next seven to ten days, at least in the valleys - at higher altitudes it will take a few days longer.

Prices are continuing the upward trend of recent weeks. Dried apricots, no 1-4 are now trading at TRY 173-185/kg, the jumbo varieties at TRY 185-190/kg. Only industrial produce is holding steady at TRY 40/kg because large quantities are available. Traders s

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