Approximately 80% of world production of dried apricots takes place in Turkey. Almost all are made of dried apricot production in Malatya in Turkey. Fresh apricot production is carried out in the Mediterranean region, Central Asia region and China. In recent years, countries such as China and Uzbekistan have started to get more shares from the world dried apricot market.
However, Turkey is still the leader of the world market for dried apricots.
Why Turkey / Malatya market-leading at apricot?
Why Malatya apricot is the most consumed type of dried apricot in the world?
Due to the relevance of ecological characteristics, color, taste, odor, flavor and dry matter in terms of the world’s most famous apricots are produced in our province. However, Malatya apricots most important feature of the dry matter content it contains. It has dry matter more than other regions of our country and the world.
It is quite high compared with apricot grown in the country. Turkey’s other regions and the world apricot’s dry matter content average is 15% Malatya apricots dry matter content average of 25-30%. Including other provinces in Turkey 1 kg of dried apricots in the world is obtained from 6-7 kg of apricots, on the other hand in Malatya, 1 kg of dried apricot is obtained from 3-4 kg of apricots.
Dried apricots, which are the most delicious for direct consumption and the most preferred in the world, are grown in Malatya.
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