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Dried apricots: yield estimates almost concluded

June 11, 2024 at 12:08 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Next week, dried apricot trade in Turkey will largely come to a standstill due to the Eid al-Adha festival. After that, the majority of farmers are expected to start harvesting; conditions remain very favourable.

Harvest starts in the valleys

The Turkish dried apricot market is currently very quiet, as everything is centred around the Eid al-Adha festival. The festival begins on 16 June and is celebrated until 20 June, meaning that next week has been declared a public holiday week. Some companies are still processing their last orders until the end of this week.

The weather conditions in the growing regions remain good and no exceptional events are forecast. Temperatures are around 15-19°C at night and 32-36°C during the day. So far, only a few farmers have s

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