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Sultanas: fresh grapes are already being exported

July 26, 2022 at 4:41 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. In Turkey and Iran, the export season for table grapes has started. Both countries traditionally have an important export market in Russia. The TMO's intervention in the sultana market could have a negative impact on Turkish sultana producers.

New crop enters the market

Last weekend, the export season for table grapes started in Turkey with "Superior Seedless", soon to be followed by "Sultani Seedless" and "Red Globe". Last year, Turkey exported 266,000 mt of fresh grapes worth USD 206 million, with export volume and export value increasing by 24% and 30% respectively. The variety "Sultani Seedless" accounts for about 160 million USD of the export value. Almost 100 countries buy table grapes from Turkey, but by far the most important importer last year was Russia. The country imported grapes wor

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