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Dried figs: holiday demand boosts sales

January 23, 2024 at 3:52 PM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. The upcoming Ramadan is creating additional demand that exporters can barely meet. Growers are using the opportunity to increase prices. The situation on the Turkish dried fig market is not likely to change soon.

Growers keep prices up

As supplies of export-quality dried figs dwindle, prices continue to rise. A few growers still have small quantities of raw materials, which they are pricing at TRY 190-220/kg – last week it was TRY 160-180/kg. However, they are still hesitant to sell, as they are confident that they will be able to sell the dried figs at significantly higher prices in the coming weeks.

The first exporters have already run out of stocks and are looking for ways to fulfil their orders. At the same time, there are still a few suppliers with free po

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