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Sultanas: growers to increase prices

May 10, 2022 12:50 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Last week's celebrations temporarily reduced trading activity in the Turkish sultana market. Meanwhile, growers want to deal with the consequences of higher production costs and are not satisfied with current prices.

Eid al-Fitr reduces export pace

Last week, the Turkish dried fruit market was slower due to the Eid celebrations at the end of Ramadan. This also had a noticeable effect on weekly exports. Just about 1,800 mt of sultanas and raisins were shipped overseas during this period, compared to almost 5,000 mt in the same week last year. In 2021, the holidays took place one week later. A total of 174,441 mt of sultanas and raisins have been exported from Turkey since the beginning of this season, meaning that the export volume has increased by around 14,8

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