Mersin, which ranks first in Turkey's apricot and plum production...

Fresh Plum
Market & Price Trends
Published Apr 17, 2024

Tridge summary

In Mut district of Mersin, Turkey, a prominent region for apricot and plum production, the plum harvest has shifted from greenhouses to open fields, with an anticipated yield of 100 thousand tons for the season. Prices for the plums vary between 50 to 350 Turkish Lira per kilogram depending on size, with expectations of a slight decrease in price. Initially, plums were exported at $150 under greenhouse conditions, but this price has dropped. The plums are sorted by size; some are sold within the country, while others are exported to nations including Russia, Dubai, and various European and Middle Eastern countries, with a significant demand noted from the Middle East this year. Local agricultural leaders and producers are pleased with the current prices and the beneficial impact on farmers.
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Original content

In Mut district of Mersin, which ranks first in Turkey's apricot and plum production, plum harvest has started in the open field after the greenhouse. It was stated that the plums harvested in the open field in the district, where a yield of 100 thousand tons is expected in the season, found buyers between 50 and 350 TL, depending on their size, and it was noted that the price is expected to decrease slightly in the following days. Mut, which draws attention with its early plum production, switched to open gardens as the harvest under cover was nearing its end. The product, which found buyers for export for 150 dollars under cover in the early season, dropped in price with the start of harvest in open field gardens. Plums, which started to be sold for 50 to 350 liras per kilogram depending on the size of the sieve, made the producer happy. Plums are collected one by one in the gardens and are separated according to their size using a sieve machine and placed in crates. Plums are ...
Source: Kamu3
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