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Dried apricots: harvest of fresh fruit has begun

July 4, 2023 at 4:46 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. The harvest of fresh apricots has started in the valleys of the Turkish growing areas and there are first price indications. However, farmers are facing various hurdles in the upcoming season.

Possible quality problems

In Turkey, most entrepreneurs use the weeks before the start of the new season to bring their plants up to speed with the necessary maintenance work. The plants are therefore closed, the orders are largely completed and especially this year, when the earthquakes in February caused considerable damage in the province of Malatya, the repair work is more than necessary.

Market players estimate that about 20,000 mt of old crop dried apricots will be taken into the new season as carry-over stocks. With current crop estimates at just unde

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