Turkey is a fertile agricultural country produces some of the best dried fruits and nuts in the World including dried figs, raisins, apricots, pistachios, pine nuts, walnuts, almonds, dried apples, dried prunes, dried pears, dried mulberry, etc.
Turkish dried fruit sector is proud of its quality products, modern infrastructure and the experience gained over a century of export all over the world. As the consumption of dried fruits has become an essential part of human health, the production and exportation of organic dried fruits have been also increasing each year in Turkey.
Turkey is the Motherland of Sultana (syn. Sultanina, Thompson Seedless) variety and produces almost 25 % of world dried grapes and exports sultanas around 90 countries in the World.
50 % of world dried figs are produced in Turkey has more than 60% market share in world dried fig trade. Turkey is also the leading producer and exporter country of dried apricots and has 85-90% share in global trade.