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Dried apricots: growers refuse to go down in price

January 16, 2024 at 3:45 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Buyers have changed their behaviour and are more willing to accept higher prices for dried apricots. With Ramadan around the corner demand is also up.

High-price strategy pays off

Although the bloom season is approaching, the local prices for dried apricots are still firm in Turkey. Growers insist that they will retain the current offers, even if they risk carrrying large volumes into the next season. Trouble is that production costs are on the rise. This approach is definitely paying off at the moment as demand has remained good and Ramadan will certainly provide a further boost in Arab countries in the next few weeks.

Suppliers, in addition, report that buying behaviour has changed. No longer pursuing a

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