Dried Fruit

Sultanas: variations in temperature trigger concerns

April 26, 2022 at 9:16 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MANISA. Although daytime temperatures are warm, the weather still tends to turn frosty at night in Turkey and producers are trying very hard to protect the vines. Raisin exports presently range 40% higher than last year.

Weekly exports 40% up on than last year

Turkey has exported 166,946 mt of seedless dried raisins since September, which is 12% up on the 149,570 mt shipped overseas in the same period last year. At 4,921 mt, weekly exports recently ranged around 40% higher than the 3,514 mt recorded one year ago. Turkey's dried fruit exports rose by 16% to USD 403.25 million in January-March, of which seedless dried raisins account for USD 98.94 million, dried apricots for USD 91.63 million and dried figs for USD 59.75 million.

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