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Dried apricots: preparations for the new season

June 27, 2023 at 11:49 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Preparations for the new season are underway in Malatya, but concerns remain about whether there will be enough workers available for the harvest. Exporters are finding it difficult to set prices for the new crop.

Delayed harvest and labour shortage

In Malatya, companies are currently closed, heralding the end of the 2022/23 season. They are now carrying out the necessary maintenance work before the new 2023/24 season starts in August. There is little activity in the markets and harvesting will begin after the Eid al-Adha festival of sacrifice - which is slightly later than usual. Due to the delayed harvest, market players are currently reckoning that prices for the new crop will also not be announced before the end of July. It is important now that after the holidays there a

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