Alanya meets 70 percent of avocado production in Turkey

Fresh Avocado
Published Aug 31, 2022

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Economy - Harvesting of the Clifton variety continues in Alanya, where 70% of Turkey's avocados are produced. The unit price of avocados produced in 40 thousand hectares, which will be exported in September, is on the shelves at approximately 10 TL.

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The harvest continues in the Clifton type avocado, where 70% of Turkey's avocado production is realized. Avocado, which started to be produced commercially in Alanya in the early 1990s and is known for its antioxidant properties, is increasing day by day in Alanya. Alanya meets 70 percent of avocado production in Turkey. Avocado, which is produced on 40 thousand hectares, will start exporting in September. Expressing that they harvest different types of avocados every month, Alanya Avocado Producers Union President Hilmi Sevilgen said, “Alanya meets 70% of our country's avocado needs. We harvest a different type of avocado every month. In August, the Clifton variety is harvested. It is our Zutano type product that we have sent for export as of September. Last year, we exported to about 13 countries. This export period has started. Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Iran are the countries we export to the most. We will start exporting as of September,” he ...
Source: Haber7
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