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Early onion harvest has started in Amasya, Turkey

Published May 23, 2024

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Amasya, the second-largest onion producing city in Turkey, has commenced its early onion harvest. The city anticipates a yield of over 428 thousand tons this year, contributing 13% to the country's total production. The onions, known for their lack of tear-inducing properties, are currently being sold in the field at 7 TL per kilo. Despite rising costs, producers remain optimistic and believe the onions, which are also exported to the Middle East and Europe, will bring benefit to the state and nation.
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Early onion harvest has started in Amasya. The city, which ranks 2nd in onion production in Turkey, is expected to harvest more than 428 thousand tons of onions this year. Onions, which producers say do not cause tears, are sold in the field at prices starting from 7 TL per kilo. "Amasya accounts for 13 percent of production" Stating that onion cultivation is carried out on an area of 79 thousand decares, Amasya Provincial Agriculture and Forestry Director Gürol Çetin said, "We are in the 2nd place in onion production in Turkey. 13 percent of the production is covered by Amasya alone. We expect a yield of 428 thousand 500 tons this year. The yield is quite good. "I hope it will be a fruitful year for our producers," he said. Onions are sent to the Middle East and Europe Pointing out that Amasya onions, which are sent to all over the country, also have buyers in the foreign market, Çetin said, "We send products to Middle Eastern countries. Products are also sent to European ...
Source: Kamu3
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