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Sultanas: producers demand higher prices

August 2, 2022 12:07 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Growers in Turkey are demanding higher prices to compensate for rising production costs. Weather conditions are good and harvesting is well underway in Manisa.

Call for earlier bids

Heated debates over prices are presently disrupting Turkey's sultana market. Farmgate prices ranged at TRY 18-19/kg last week and growers are complaining that this is not enough to cover the rising production costs. Local agricultural ministries are also demanding that the purchasing prices for raisins should be announced earlier and that incomes be raised for producers. They would like to see the same price for one kg of raisins being paid as for one litre of diesel, which would be around TRY 25/kg. Others are also voicing demands for prices a

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