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Dried mulberries: higher prices expected

June 15, 2022 at 12:46 PM , Der AUDITOR
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IZMIR. In Turkey, about 70,000 mt of mulberries are harvested annually, and dried mulberries are becoming increasingly popular. This year's harvest is already underway, and due to the current circumstances, market players expect prices to rise.

Export interest is growing

Turkey is known for its dried fig production. The fruit belong to the mulberry family, but the mulberry itself is also found in many parts of Turkey, from the Mediterranean region to Anatolia the fruits are cultivated. The main occurrence is in north-eastern, south-eastern and central Anatolia between 0 and 1,500 m above sea level.

Turkey is one of the most important countries in the world in terms of both genetic resources and the volume of fruit production. Around 100 fruit varieties are grown in Turkey, including almost all

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