Fortunately, the symbol pomegranate in exports in 2020, spent a fertile year.
IZMIR (IGF A) – Turkey’s pomegranate exports 29 percent in 2020, an increase of 97 million 489 It rose from $ 126 million to $ 54 thousand. The export of pomegranate broke a historical record with this amount. Turkey in the previous years held the most pomegranate exports in 2013 amount of $ 111 million 668 thousand.
The Pomegranate export quantity basis; With an increase of 23 percent, it increased from 155 thousand 714 tons to 192 thousand 6 tons. According to the data of Aegean Exporters Union; Turkey was able to export to 75 countries in 2020 pomegranate. Pomegranate efficiency and quality of that information to be very good in 2020, Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters Association Chairman Hayrettin aircraft, exceeding $ 126 million, said they reached a consistent highest export figures of Turkey’s history of pomegranate exports.
of Turkey’s exports pomegranate Referring to the 59 million 335 thousand dollars in 2010, Uçak said, “Our pomegranate producer has become very conscious in recent years. It has become to produce quality and zero residue. In this way, our pomegranate export has increased every year and we have achieved an increase of 125 percent in the last 10 years. Pomegranate strengthens the immune system in the human body. In 2020, when the pandemic occurred, there was an increase in demand worldwide. The pandemic also played a driving role in the export record. If climate change does not negatively affect yields, we expect an increase in pomegranate exports in 2021. Pomegranate exports to Russia showed a growth of 44 percent. Russia’s share in pomegranate exports exceeded 35 percent. While Germany preferred 15.2 million dollars of Turkish pomegranate, it took its name in the second place in the list of countries to which we export the most pomegranates.
One of the traditional export markets of the Turkish fresh fruit and vegetable industry, Iraq exported 12.8 million dollars of pomegranate in 2020. were. These countries were followed by Ukraine with a pomegranate demand of 8.3 million dollars and the UK with a pomegranate export of 6.5 million dollars. Portugal, Brunei, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Nigeria, Togo and Mauritania Turkey joined the group of nations that export pomegranates in 2020.
pomegranate in many cultures, including the Anatolian cultures; It is also included as a symbol symbolizing woman, fertility and fertility. Pomegranate, which is called the fruit of paradise, is a fruit rich in antioxidants and a source of vitamin C. Pomegranate, on the other hand; It also functions to prevent cancer, protect memory, prevent the development of digestive diseases, reduce inflammation in the body, protect the heart and vessels.