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Dried figs: farmgate prices are increasing

June 29, 2021 3:23 PM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. The growing regions in Aydin are currently affected by heavy rainfall and temperatures of more than 40°C. As good quality raw materials are no longer available, there are significant price increases.

Rain could cause crop damage

The province of Aydin has again experienced heavy rainfall over the last few days, and temperatures have risen to over 40°C in a very short time. The extent to which these conditions will affect the development of the figs should become clear in the first half of July; if the heavy rains continue, they could well lead to crop damage in the long run.

Export prices are holding at the level of the past weeks, while farmgate prices have climbed to TRY 33/kg. This is mainly due to the fact that there are no more goo

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