Dried Fruit

Sultanas: frosty nights have consequences

April 4, 2023 at 12:42 PM , Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

MANISA. Parts of Manisa suffered frost damage last week and experts are in the process of determining the extent. Traders therefore prefer to wait and see.

Damage assessment is underway

The frost announced last week led to crop losses in some regions of the Manisa province. The districts of Ahmetli, Salihli, Sarıgöl, Alaşehir and Saruhanlı were affected, with 80% of the vines reportedly damaged in some cases. The Provincial Agricultural Directorate sent out teams to assess the damage shortly afterwards. The assessment should be completed by the end of this week. In the meantime, the weather situation has eased again and temperatures are at 15-20°C during the day, as usual for this time of year, droppin

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Dried Fruit
May 16, 2024
REUS/TEHRAN. As the latest INC estimates show, Saudi Arabia will remain the most important producer of table dates in the 2024/25 season. Iran, meanwhile, has recorded a significant increase in exports.
May 15, 2024
MANILA. The extremely high temperatures in the Asian countries of origin are likely to exacerbate the commodity shortage for the 2025 crop. A similar scenario was already observed last year.
Dried Fruit
May 14, 2024
AYDIN. Turkish dried fig farmers have to hurry to prepare their plantations for the coming season due to the warm temperatures. Global dried fig production is expected to increase by 9% in 2024.
Dried Fruit
May 14, 2024
MANISA. The hailstorms on the first weekend of May are said to have caused damage to vines in some of Manisa's growing regions. Meanwhile, the current production estimates for the coming season were published during the International Nut and Dried Fruit Congress last week.