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Dried figs: delays could be offset

July 18, 2023 at 3:50 PM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. The rise in temperatures last week could benefit Turkey's dried fig production. Prices for the new crop are expected in August.

Heat benefits fruit

Turkish fig producers have faced far fewer problems this year than those who grow sultanas and dried apricots. In fact, the rise in temperature over the past week even ensures that the expected delays could be offset, according to market players.

However, the weather in August will be decisive for the yield and quality of the fruit. At the beginning of the month, the local authorities will start their investigations to be able to determine the fig yield, by mid-August the estimates should be available. Some Turkish market players are extr

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