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Dried figs: high prices put buyers off

November 23, 2023 at 4:29 PM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Turkish dried figs are more expensive than ever and demand is therefore very low. Market players are hoping to generate sales through Ramadan demand at the beginning of 2024.

Figs are becoming more expensive

In the Turkish dried fig market, declining production and a lower proportion of good quality produce are causing record prices. Market players themselves say that prices are going crazy and growers are sometimes asking TRY 200/kg for larger fruit, with the cheapest prices at TRY 80/kg. Market prices are currently around TRY 165-175/kg. It is estimated that 15% of this year's production is still in the hands of growers, who are trying to maximise their profits. In view of the rising commodity prices, market players are also expecting

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