Dried Fruit

Dried figs: crazy prices

October 31, 2023 at 2:39 PM , Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

AYDIN. Raw fig prices range three times higher than last year and the export prices have retained their high level for now. This has impacted demand.

Prices may vary

Turkey witnessed a surge in the export prices for new crop dried figs last week and the market has retained this extremely high level. Traders are shocked as raw material prices are totally crazy. While smaller sizes ware trading in a range of TRY 35-40/kg last season, they have now risen to an incredible TRY 100-110/kg. Large sizes in good quality have hit TRY 155-180/kg. Wide prices gaps also persist depending on quality and supplier.

Dried figs, Turkey (EUR/mt)

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Dried Fruit
May 28, 2024
MALATYA. Harvesting will start in mid-June for apricots in Turkey and the current export season might even be completed before Eid al-Adha, the Festival of the Sacrifice. Weather conditions are still favourable.
Dried Fruit
May 28, 2024
MANISA. After madness has prevailed for sultanas in Turkey in recent weeks, things have now improved a bit.
Nuts
May 27, 2024
MANILA. In planting 100 million coconut trees the Philippine government aims to revitalise the industry. High freight rates present quite a challenge.
Dried Fruit
May 21, 2024
AYDIN. Problems concerning the Mediterranean fruit fly are more or less under control, yet the fig yards are still being monitored. Trouble is also that the trees urgently require some rain.