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Dried figs: harvest starts in mid-August

July 19, 2022 at 4:44 PM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. The figs in the Turkish region of Aydin are developing well thanks to high temperatures, and under ideal conditions the harvest can start in mid-August. Meanwhile, the holiday week has massively slowed down the pace of exports.

Outlook remains positive

In the Turkish fig growing regions, the weather is optimal and the fruits are developing well. Market players are confident that dried fig production can achieve a good yield this year, as long as the weather does not throw a spanner in the works. Particularly optimistic voices are even talking about up to 100,000 mt, but it will not be possible to say anything more precise about the potential outcome until mid-August. The coming weeks are very important for the development and due to the high temperatures, some growers are irrigating t

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