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Dried figs: high freight costs curb demand

June 21, 2022 3:36 PM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN/TEHRAN. High freight costs for exports from Turkey dampen export demand for dried figs. Buyers of Iranian goods are also less interested in buying than last year. Many buyers are waiting for the new crop.

Fruits benefit from warm temperatures

In Aydin, the main growing region for Turkish dried figs, the fruits are benefiting from the warmer temperatures. Market players had initially feared that there would be delays in fruit formation due to the cooler weather of the past weeks. Now it is reported that the fruit set is already forming on the trees in the valleys and in the coming weeks this should also be the case up in the mountains. For a good production, however, July and August must not pass without sufficient rainfall.

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