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TURKISH FIG BECOMES ROYAL FAVOUR!

Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association Chairman Hayrettin Uçak said that black figs are mostly sent to European countries and that efforts to expand the market continue, especially they are working overtime to increase the export figures in the Far East market. Uçak said, “The world’s best quality figs …

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FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLE EXPORTS DOUBLED IN THE FIRST HALF…

The fresh fruit and vegetable exports of Turkey’s Aegean region almost doubled in the first half of 2020 and reached $137 million (TL 938 million), according to the leading exporters’ group. Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters Association Chairman Hayrettin Uçak said Sunday the region’s exports of fruit and vegetable …

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BLACK FIG EXPORTS TO BEGIN ON JULY 30…

Press release… Black figs are exported to 45 countries from Turkey…Black fig, one of the important agricultural products of the Aegean region, is exported to all over the world, especially in European countries such as Germany, England, Holland and France. There are few days left on the journey of black …

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TANGERINE YIELD INCREASES, ORANGE DROPS…

Press release… Aegean Region expects 434 thousand 116 tons of harvest in citrus… Tangerine yield will increase, orange will drop… The indispensable of the winter months, natural vitamin storage, the antidote of Covid-19, citrus products in the Aegean Region were estimated to be 434 thousand 116 tons in the 2020/21 …

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BANANA PRODUCTION ROSE BY 6 TIMES TO 550 THOUSAND TONS…

Press release… Stating that 79 percent of banana consumption in Turkey is covered by domestic production, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Dr. Bekir Pakdemirli said that the production, which was 95 thousand tons in 2002, increased by 6 times and reached 550 thousand tons. Noting that banana production has increased …

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CAPRIFICATION PERIOD STARTS IN BEYDAĞ…

Press release… Farmers of Beydağ (a district of İzmir province) have kicked off to caprify for figs, one of the important livelihoods of the district, in order to get the product to be more qualified and productive. Fig producers started working to get quality products in the new season. Male …

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BANANA PRODUCTION TO MEET THE DEMAND BY 2023…

Banana production in Turkey could reach a sufficient level to meet the entire domestic demand by 2023, according to the country’s leading banana growers. Ahmet Şeref Gümüş, the president of the Anamur Chamber of Agriculture, told Anadolu Agency (AA) Sunday that the number of greenhouses continues to increase in the …

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TURKEY CLOSES ITS DOORS TO IMPORTED WATER MELONS!

Turkey closed its doors to imported melons! Watermelon tax has been increased to 300 dollars from 75 dollars on imports. This decision has delighted the farmers in Adana province where 20-25 percent of water melons produced in Turkey. Yüreğir District Chamber of Agriculture President Mehmet Akın Doğan said, “We have …

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CITRUS PRODUCING REGIONS HIT HARD BY AFRICAN HOT WEATHER…

Farmers who live in citrus producing provinces hit hard by hot African sourced hot weather. Due to temperatures exceeding 40 degrees, almost no fruit left on branches of orange, lemon, tangerine and grapefruit trees. Erdemli (a district of Mersin province) Chamber of Agriculture President Rasim Şahin said that 70 percent …

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Production of tropical fruits increasing in Turkey…

On top of the avocados, kiwis and cape gooseberries they are already growing, Turkish farmers continue to lean toward new alternatives, producing different types of tropical fruit that can easily adapt to the Mediterranean region. Many products are planted in the region, with the most popular being bananas, avocados, passion …

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