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Dried figs: crop could be 30% smaller

October 10, 2023 at 11:22 AM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Due to unfavourable weather conditions, Turkish fig growers expect crop losses of up to 30%, and quality is also significantly affected. This is causing commodity prices to rise. Meanwhile, the first exports of the new crop have started.

Further price increases in sight

The harvest in the Turkish fig-growing areas is not yet 100% completed, especially in the mountain regions there have been delays. Farmers explained that the unfavourable weather conditions led to considerable losses in quality and also had a negative impact on yields - voices are being raised that speak of losses amounting to 30% of the total crop. This led to a further price increase on the commodity market. On the Aydin Commodity Exchange, dried figs were selling between TRY 70/kg and TRY 220/kg on 9 October 2023. Market players i

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