2.12. Dried Apricots

For the 2022/2023 season, the Turkish carry-in stock is on the short side and production, forecasted at 90,000 metric tons, is expected to be 5% below last season. A similar situation is expected in Iran, while Uzbekistan is anticipated to significantly grow up to 40% from 2021/22.

The last couple of years, raw material production in Tu00fcrkiye was significantly affected by frost damages during blossom and late rains during fruiting that affected the crop size. Due to the limited supply, raw material prices have gone up and this has encouraged farmers to plant more trees, which is expected to lead to a bigger production in the years to come.