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Dried figs: good crop prospects

May 17, 2022 at 4:54 PM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Favourable weather conditions combined with artificial irrigation ensure that the fig trees are developing well and the growers are optimistic about the new crop. Exports are also running satisfactorily at the moment.

Crop could be almost 7% higher

The Turkish fig market has had a quiet week and the weather conditions are pleasant for spring. The farmers still have to irrigate their plantations artificially due to the drought, but this has not led to any problems so far. In addition, they continue to supply the trees with sufficient fertiliser and pesticides. Barring any unforeseen events, market players expect a good crop; current estimates from the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) are 80,000 mt of dried figs, which would represent a 6.7% increase compared to

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