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Dried apricots: growers are desperate

September 13, 2022 at 11:57 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Farmers in Turkey are unable to sell their recently harvested goods and are increasingly concerned about the current situation. They are hoping for help from the TMO, but it may come too late for some growers.

Export prices vary strongly

The weak demand on the apricot market is currently causing headaches for Turkish traders. Although prices are declining, buying interest is not increasing. According to market players, this is largely due to the poor economic situation in the target countries, which is forcing buyers to cut back. Farmgate prices for no 3 and no 4 varieties are at TRY 80-90/kg this week, organic apricots are unchanged and still cost TRY 130/kg. Price increases are not expected for the time being. Export prices can fluctuate massively dependi

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