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Dried figs: TARİŞ raises prices

September 19, 2023 at 11:28 AM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Dew is making it difficult to dry figs. Quality issues have prompted fig association TARİŞ to raise the purchasing prices, which is a problem for exporters.

Drying 30% complete

Dried fig production is in full swing in Turkey. Although shipments are supposed to start on 6 October, large volumes will not be available by then. Estimates state that drying is around 30% complete, whereas 30% of the crop are currently being dried and the remaining 40% still need to be harvested. With high variations in temperature between night and day harvesting is only progessing slowly. Dew is an issue as the moisture is impacting quality and drying. To the delight of the growers these quality concerns have, however, prompted TARİŞ

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