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Sultanas: massive losses expected

August 22, 2023 at 12:55 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. In Turkey, growers have started drying the grapes. However, due to the unfavourable circumstances of the past weeks, massive losses in yields are to be expected.

Sultana production has started

The hot temperatures of the past few days of more than 40°C are now being followed by somewhat cooler days in Turkey with temperatures of around 34°C. No rain is forecast yet and ideally this will remain the case for the next two to three weeks until the end of the drying period, as rainfall could have a negative impact on quality and yield. The harvest is in full swing and the dipped grapes are laid out to dry to be made into sultanas. However, the Manisa Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry has once again remind

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