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27 Luglio 2021

Turchia

FROZEN FRUITS, VEGETABLES SECTOR TARGETS $250 MILLION OF EXPORTS

Turkey’s exports of frozen fruit and vegetables saw a 32% increase in the first six months of the year with $118 million, with the global demand for the products soaring during the coronavirus pandemic. In frozen products, $70 million worth of vegetables and $48 million of fruit were exported.Turkey exported $203 million of frozen fruit and vegetables in 2020, now the sector has now set eyes on a target of $250 million yearly exports.Turkey’s exports of fresh fruit and vegetables increased by 20% from $777 million to $936 million in the January-June period.In the sector, where dozens of products are exported from carbonated drinks to fruit juice and from pickles to tomato paste.In frozen products, $70 million worth of vegetables and $48 million of fruit were exported.The United States and European countries were predominant in the frozen fruit and vegetable exports to 121 countries. The United States ranks first in frozen fruit and vegetable exports with $20 million. Germany ranks second with $15 million, and the United Kingdom ranks third with $8 million.The consumption of frozen food in Turkey is only four kilograms per person per year compared to about 50 kilograms in European countries. (ICE ISTANBUL)


Fonte notizia: Hürriyet Daily News