Although vine leaves are a popular delicacy that generate good sales, this practice has also created a backlash in the past. Issue is that growers have frequently cut too many leaves off the vines, which has left the grapes exposed to adverse weather conditions and an increased risk of damage. The market is, therefore, viewing this practice with concern.
40% rise in weekly exports
Although Ramadan is underway, Turkey witnessed a sharp rise in exports in the last week of April. Overseas shipments ranged as high as 5,111 mt, which is nearly 40% up on the same