Dried Fruit

Sultanas: traditional production carries risks

November 8, 2022 at 4:14 PM, Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

MANISA/TEHRAN. Turkish farmers are concerned about the lack of rainfall and the supply of organic sultanas is significantly lower. According to market players, exports cannot keep up with last year for various reasons.

Rain remains absent

Turkish farmers are still waiting for the rain that has been predicted for some time and, above all, is urgently needed. Precipitation in autumn is important to create good growing conditions for the coming year. Daytime temperatures are still around 20°C, at night it cools down to around 10°C, but it remains dry.

TMO remains preferred trading partner

Otherwise, the sultana market shows little change. Growers continue to sell preferentially to the TMO, which is still accepting deliveries until the end of t

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Dried Fruit
Nov 23, 2022
MANISA. While the 62nd International Dried Grape Conference held online on 3 November showed that global sultana and raisin production will decline by 4.5% in the Northern Hemisphere and by 3.5% in the Southern Hemisphere, exporters in Turkey are working at full capacity to complete their orders before Christmas. Shipments are, however, falling short of expectations.
Dried Fruit
Nov 22, 2022
AYDIN. Suppliers in Turkey not only report fixed prices but also that freight rates have declined. Trading is, however, largely subdued.
Dried Fruit
Nov 22, 2022
MALATYA. Dried apricot producers have given up hope that prices will rise. Prices are, by contrast, rather continuing to drop. Although weekly exports presently range higher than last year, the opposite is the case for this season's total exports.
Dried Fruit
Nov 17, 2022
BUSHEHR. While farmers completed harvesting in Iran’s Bushehr province in October, the current production estimates for dates show that unexpected monsoon rainfalls caused extensive damage. This is, however, not the only problem the market is confronted with.