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Dried figs: prices vary greatly depending on supplier

March 9, 2021 3:10 PM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. As the exporters currently only submit their offers on request, the prices can differ by several hundred euros per tonne. Meanwhile, the drought in Aydin continues to worry the farmers.

Massive price differences

The Turkish fig market continues to be relatively active, not least because of the brisk domestic and export demand due to the upcoming Ramadan and Easter celebrations. A major concern continues to be the ongoing drought in Aydin. The raw materials are almost sold out, only in the exporters' warehouses, there are still some stocks. Suppliers only make offers on request, so prices here can vary greatly. The unstable Turkish lira is causing further uncertainty. Farmgate goods are currently offered in a range of TRY 23-29/kg. Market&

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