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Dried apricots: snow turns the tables

March 12, 2024 at 12:18 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Snow has brought a welcome turn to the market for dried apricots in Turkey. Things may, however, change again very quickly. Exports have slowed considerably to nearly all top ten destinations this season.

Snow puts a cap on prices

Highly welcome snow and cold weather have been witnessed in Malatya, not only in higher but also in lower altitudes, advantage is that this has delayed the blooming period after reports emerged that the trees started flowering one week too early. Good thing is that the later blooming starts the less chances there are that frost will pose a risk. This turn in the weather has put a stop to the price surge witnessed in recent weeks. Weather conditions are, in fact, perfect.

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