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Dried apricots: growing concern over night frost

March 23, 2021 11:48 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Upcoming night frosts could significantly damage the new crop, causing great concern among growers and producers. Meanwhile, the chaos on the Turkish financial market is coming to a head.

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The great concern of Turkish apricot farmers seems to be becoming reality: Due to the warm temperatures in February, the trees had entered the flowering phase early, and now the dreaded night frosts are threatening from the second half of the week. These could have a negative impact on the new crop by damaging the blossoms, which in turn would drive up the already very high commodity prices even further. According to current reports from market players, there are hardly any raw materials left in the possession of producers

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