The first Turkish Pistachio Harvest is started and expected crop size is 150.000-160.000 tonnes.
Pistachio is the most important product for the Gaziantep and Good Pistachio harvests still expected in the region.
The price of pistachios has fallen considerably by 50% since the beginning of the harvest period. In recent days, The price is 19 TL (USD/TL Parity 6,19).
The harvest is expected to continue until the end of September.
According to the purpose of the pistachio is harvested in 2 different periods, The first one is generally used in baklava and confectionery industry. The second crop is for table consumption.