Dried Fruit

Sultanas: still worried

March 12, 2024 at 11:29 AM , Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

MANISA. As Ramadan has started trading is largely subdued for sultanas in Turkey at present. The current prices and limited supplies may very well prolong this situation.

No frost

Relief was palpable after the forecasted night frosts failed to materialise over the weekend. Temperatures, instead, remained just above freezing and even climbed at the start of the week. Daytime temperatures should rise to 15-20C (59-68F) and night-time temperatures to 7-10C ( 44-50F) this week. As the fruit trees started to bloom one to two weeks prematurely producers and traders are very much worried that frost may strike. Heavy rains and hailstorms may also cause considerable damage until the end of May. Preparations for the new season are underway in

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Dried Fruit
Apr 16, 2024
SACRAMENTO/SANTIAGO. Prospects are highly encouraging for prunes in California. Weather conditons are ideal for the crucial bloom phase and the quality of the crop should be good.
Dried Fruit
Apr 16, 2024
AYDIN. As the current crop is nearly sold out and trading is becoming increasingly subdued for dried figs attention has shifted towards the new season. Weather conditions could hardly be better.
Dried Fruit
Apr 16, 2024
MANISA. Trading has picked up quickly again for sultanas in Turkey after last week’s Eid-al-Fitr holiday. Trouble is that the weather has turned way too warm for the time of year.
Dried Fruit
Apr 16, 2024
MALATYA. Turkey's exports are failing to catch up on last year for dried apricots. Weather conditions are ideal in Malatya. Prices refuse to move.