January 12, 2021 11:01 AM
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Dried apricots: market gets back on track

MALATYA. After the mild weather of recent weeks, colder temperatures are now forecast, which would benefit the crops. Export demand has picked up again, which also has an impact on farmgate prices.

 

This report contains

- a short market update on Turkey
- the latest price indications in Turkey
price chart, apricots, dried, sulphured, no 2
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price chart, apricots, dried, diced, 5 x 8 mm
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Dried apricots: organic raw materials sold off
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Sultanas: growers hold back organic supplies
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AYDIN. A supply squeeze has prompted traders in Turkey to only offer a limited variety of dried figs. Rain and snow have been forecast over the next few days. The demand situation has taken market players by surprise.
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Sultanas: production at risk
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Dried figs: no turnaround in prices expected
AYDIN. Dried fig supplies are relatively low this season and demand patterns have changed. Growers are concerned over drought-like conditions.
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Dried apricots: growers concerned over weather
MALATYA. The currently mild temperatures that prevail in Turkey are not exactly good for the apricot trees. Growers are trying everything they can to ensure that the fruits will be of good quality.
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Harvest dates
Next harvest dates for Apricots
Country
Start of harvest
Chile
4/1/21
China
4/1/21
Egypt
5/1/21
Italy
5/1/21
Pakistan
5/1/21
Uzbekistan
5/1/21
Tunisia
5/1/21
USA
5/15/21
Algeria
5/15/21
Marokko
5/15/21
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Crop sizes

Crop sizes for Apricots
Country
Year
Crop size
Turkey
2019
846,606 mt
Uzbekistan
2019
600,000 mt
Italy
2019
272,986 mt
Algeria
2019
245,000 mt
Iran
2019
200,000 mt
Spain
2019
145,800 mt
Pakistan
2019
145,000 mt
France
2019
134,800 mt
Afghanistan
2019
129,363 mt
Greece
2019
108,510 mt
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