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Turkey: The difficult journey of the golden pine nuts has begun

Pine Nut
Turkiye
Published Apr 1, 2022

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In Aydın, the harvest season continues for pine nuts, which is an important source of income after figs, olives, cotton and chestnuts. The export journey of pine nuts, also known as künar, which was collected under difficult conditions, has started. Although the harvesting process is quite dangerous and difficult, the workers who collect the cones ignore death and climb the trees like a cat, while the collected cones are brought to the processing facilities in sacks. Pine nuts, which have been planted and grown frequently in mountainous areas in Aydın in recent years, make both farmers and workers smile. Even a single cone of pine pine, which is sold wholesale for 650 TL per kilogram, is worth gold, while the majority of kunars processed in factories are sent abroad. While pine nuts, which are widely produced especially in the villages of Koçarlı district, contributed significantly to the country's economy with its export value, intensive work in the factories started. With meticulous work, the beans are boiled and removed from their pods.

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In Aydın, the harvest season continues for pine nuts, which is an important source of income after figs, olives, cotton and chestnuts. The export journey of pine nuts, also known as künar, which was collected under difficult conditions, has started. Although the harvesting process is quite dangerous and difficult, the workers who collect the cones ignore death and climb the trees like a cat, while the collected cones are brought to the processing facilities in sacks. Pine nuts, which have been planted and grown frequently in mountainous areas in Aydın in recent years, make both farmers and workers smile. Even a single cone of pine pine, which is sold wholesale for 650 TL per kilogram, is worth gold, while the majority of kunars processed in factories are sent abroad. While pine nuts, which are widely produced especially in the villages of Koçarlı district, contributed significantly to the country's economy with its export value, intensive work in the factories started. With a ...
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