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Dried figs: Tariş issues offers

August 30, 2022 at 2:57 PM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Last week's rains have impacted the quality of the figs and supplies in export quality are expected to be more limited.

Figs burst open

Estimates for Turkey's dried fig production range at 92,000 mt. Last week's rains coupled with high humidity, however, caused some fruits that were already laid out for drying to burst. This will limit supplies of figs in export quality, especially to the EU where higher quality requirements prevail. Tariş, Turkey's fig association, has also issued purchasing prices for this year's crop. Chairman Mustafa Bircan announced prices ranging from TRY 18/kg (A11 quality, 101-130 pcs/kg) to TRY 70/kg (A1 quality, 36-40 pcs/kg) and TRY 8/kg for industrial fi

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