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Dried figs: yield losses of up to 50%

October 24, 2023 at 12:55 PM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Now that the Turkish fig harvest is over, it is clear that growers here are also facing unusually high losses this year. Commodity prices continue to rise.

Harvest finally finished

After about two months, the fig harvest in Aydin has finally come to an end, also at the higher altitudes. According to market players, growers had significantly more problems than in previous years during the harvesting and drying process, which had a negative impact on quality and yields. In some fig orchards, production is said to have dropped by 50%.

Farmgate prices have increased by TRY 5-10/kg compared to last week, depending on the variety, and prices for high quality goods are currently at TRY 155-160/kg. Dried figs are also

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