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Dried sour cherries: Turkish exports increased by 120%

August 24, 2022 at 12:52 PM, Der AUDITOR
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IZMIR. High production costs are pushing up farmgate prices for sour cherries from this year's crop in Turkey. Meanwhile, the export season is coming to an end and exports are significantly higher than last year.

Farmgate prices continue to rise

In Turkey, the sour cherry harvest has now been completed and the goods are already available on the market. Market players are satisfied with the quality of the dried fruit. Due to the current circumstances, such as the increased production costs, the prices for sour cherries increased once again. Farmgate prices climbed to TRY 40/kg, compared to TRY 15/kg at the beginning of the 2021/2022 season. About 8 kg of fresh sour cherries are needed to produce 1 kg of dried sour cherries. Nevertheless, export prices for dried sour

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