Turkey: Hazelnut exports reap $1.65B in Sept-March
Country's hazelnut exports volume hits 250,777 tons so far this season, surging 33% year-on-year
Turkey, the world's biggest hazelnut supplier, yielded revenues of $1.65 billion from the nuts exports between September 2019 and this March, according to a regional trade group on Thursday.
The Black Sea Hazelnut and Products Exporters' Association data showed that the seven months figure jumped 52% from the same period last year.
So far this season, which starts in September and ends in August, Turkey's hazelnut export volume hit 250,777 tons, surging 32% year-on-year.
The country's hazelnut exports were mainly to the EU which has robust food industries to process the nuts.