Farmers aim for even higher prices
The Turkish hazelnut farmers have reached their first intermediate target: the farmgate prices have risen to TRY 25.00/kg this week. However, according to market players, the producers are not yet satisfied and are aiming for a level of TRY 30/kg. The exchange rate could put a damper on the farmers' ability to meet this target.
The higher purchase prices cannot be profitably implemented for many exporters. They believe that commodity prices of TRY 26-27/kg are possible if the Lira weakens further, but a strengthening o