Dried Fruit

Sultanas: night frosts in Manisa

March 26, 2024 at 11:47 AM , Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

MANISA. Night frosts occurred in Manisa at the end of last week. Fortunately, the vineyards remained unharmed. The recent interest rate hike has rendered bank loans even more unattractive for exporters.

Elections slow down lending

On Thursday, meteorologists issued a frost warning for Manisa and the neighbouring provinces. Nighttime temperatures dipped below freezing between Thursday and Sunday causing light to moderate frosts in high altitude areas. As the vines are still dormant no damages have been reported. In addition, the weather has turned milder again this week with temperatures ranging at 20-27C (68-81F) throughout the day and at 7-13C (45-55F) throughout the night.

Type 9 sultanas are trading in a range of TRY 87-88/kg. International demand is, ho

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Dried Fruit
Apr 16, 2024
SACRAMENTO/SANTIAGO. Prospects are highly encouraging for prunes in California. Weather conditons are ideal for the crucial bloom phase and the quality of the crop should be good.
Dried Fruit
Apr 16, 2024
AYDIN. As the current crop is nearly sold out and trading is becoming increasingly subdued for dried figs attention has shifted towards the new season. Weather conditions could hardly be better.
Dried Fruit
Apr 16, 2024
MANISA. Trading has picked up quickly again for sultanas in Turkey after last week’s Eid-al-Fitr holiday. Trouble is that the weather has turned way too warm for the time of year.
Dried Fruit
Apr 16, 2024
MALATYA. Turkey's exports are failing to catch up on last year for dried apricots. Weather conditions are ideal in Malatya. Prices refuse to move.