Turkey’s fresh produce exports have been given a sizeable boost this year by the end to the conflict with Russia.
Turkey’s organic food exports rose in value by 17% in 2017, according to the head of Aegean Dried Fruit and Products Exporters’ Association (EKMİD), Birol Celep.
Turkey is ranked eighth in the world for citrus production with a 2.7% share. Citrus production in Turkey is 63% higher than domestic consumption.
Turkey’s 2016 fruit crop is expected to be up 6.4% on last year, to 18.9 million tons, and its v
Since January 2015, Turkey had exported to Russia food valued at $1 billion, or 4% of all Russia’s food imports, according to Russian Customs statistics.