Black figs and attractive prices to boost demand
Issue is that these figs ripen quicker and can be sold earlier than any other varieties produced in Iran and Turkey. Domestic and international demand is correspondingly high. Judging by data issued by the Ministry of Agriculture 33% of Iran’s black figs were produced in Lorestan province this season, where production ranged at 30,000 mt. This is, however, not the only advantage suppliers in Iran currently have.
Prices are attractively low, which enables exporters to compete with Turkey in the internatio