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Dried figs: higher yields but lower quality

August 17, 2021 at 5:01 PM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Heat and drought are causing problems for the figs grown in the valleys. This could have an impact on the quality. Meanwhile, growers expect the Taris to announce the fig prices for the new crop soon.

Figs in the valley are more affected

In the growing regions in the province of Aydin, studies are currently being conducted on the expected fig production. So far, it looks as if the figs in the valleys are more affected by heat and drought. Meanwhile, the figs grown on the mountains are developing well, but a smaller supply of valley figs would also cause prices to rise. According to market players, an increase in dried fig production compared to last year is possible, but due to the unfavourable weather conditions, a reduced availability of dri

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