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Italy: Dried fruit, what's next?

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Italy
Published Jan 5, 2023

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The 2022 agricultural year was strongly affected both by the contingent situation (increased prices for raw materials, increased prices of fuel, fertilizers, electricity, etc.), and by a climatic context that has never been so adverse. In the light of all this, the scenarios in which the dried fruit sector will also have to move are being outlined. Starting with hazelnuts, of which Italy is the second largest producer in the world, the main problem of the current year is not only represented by prices, lower than last year (in a global context, in fact, made up of increases and price increases) , but also from a phenomenon that is increasingly making its way into Tuscia, one of the regions with the greatest hazelnut vocation of the whole peninsula. In fact, there are more and more corileti and land for sale, a symptom of a suffering sector. Moreover, it should not be forgotten that this area was literally massacred at an agricultural level by the late frost of 2021 and, in 2022, ...
Source: Myfruit
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