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Dried apricots: organic supplies sold under wrong label

January 17, 2023 at 11:46 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. High demand in China has prompted dried apricot exporters in Turkey to resort to unusual measures. Downside is that organic supplies may be exhausted sooner than expected.

High demand has an impact

Demand for unsulphured dried apricots has risen in the run up Chinese New Year, which is celebrated this weekend, with reports stating that organic dried apricots are partly being sold as unsulphured dried apricots. Trouble is that this may prompt the prices for organic supplies to rise and stocks to decline. While the prices for unsulphured varieties have climbed, the prices for sulphured varieties have remained firm with no 2 dried apricots trading at USD 6,400/mt FOB Mersin, whereas the prices for no 3 and no 4 organic dried apricots hav

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