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Sultanas: more offers after Eid al-Adha

July 20, 2021 10:03 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA/REUS. As most businesses are closed this week for Eid al-Adha (Festival of the Sacrifice) trading is very much subdued in Turkey at present. And yet, the market is gearing up for the new crop. As sultana production is about to start in only a few weeks exporters will certainly start to issue firm offers for the new crop.

Harvesting has started

Harvesting of the early Superior Seedless grapes started in Manisa at the end of last week. These grapes not only have a low sugar content and bitter taste but can be consumed fresh and dried, which offers a great advantage in the export market and has enabled Turkey to gain market shares in Russia and in Europe in the last few years. Annual exports range at 5,000 mt. The grapes that will be turned into this year's sultana production will, however, only be harvested in the second half of August. Offers for the new crop should be issued as of n

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