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Dried sour cherries: farmgate prices increased by 66%

July 20, 2022 10:00 AM, Der AUDITOR
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IZMIR. Good demand prompted Turkish growers to produce more dried sour cherries. Due to the significantly higher costs for farmers this year, commodity prices were drastically increased compared to last year.

Dried fruit from the new crop are available

Sour cherries have been harvested in Turkey since April. Both harvesting and production of the dried sour cherries are completed in the meantime and the goods from this year's production are available on the market.

As was to be expected, farmgate prices have increased significantly this year due to higher costs for the producers as well as inflation. While farmers were charging TRY 15/kg last year, prices are now TRY 25/kg, which is an increase of two thirds compared to last year. At the same time, howev

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