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Dried figs: producers make space

February 14, 2023 at 4:08 PM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN/TEHRAN. While the earthquake has devastating consequences for people and businesses in Turkey, suppliers in Iran no longer need to smuggle dried figs to China. Many traders are also attending BIOFACH this week.

Fig processors make space for apricots

Malatya, Turkey's prodcution hub for apricots, has been badly affected by the earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria on 6 February. Since processing dried apricots is out of the question here as most facilities are closed and trading has come to a standstill as people are struggling with the destruction and suffering the earthquake has caused dried fig processors in Aydin have now made space for apricots from Malatya. Trading is also subdued for dried figs. Many traders are also attending BIOFACH, the largest trade fair for organ

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