Turkish Apple 2023
We export Turkish apples for many years from Turkey. We are one of the most reliable Turkish apple suppliers, wholesalers and exporters in Turkey. We directly buy from farms and cold rooms and make all the processes in our partner packaging houses. If you need an experienced Turkey apple exporter company, feel free to contact with us.
Apple packaging is made in 18 kg bushel telescopic carton boxes and different sizes of plastic boxes.
Apple in Turkey can grow in almost all regions of Turkey’s geography. The amount of fresh apple export from Turkey increases during the last decade. Apple production areas in Turkey are Isparta, Antalya, Karaman, Niğde, Kayseri, Denizli etc… Apple in Turkish language meaning is “Elma”.
Turkish Apple Varieties
Turkish apple has more than 400 varieties in Turkey, and this number is more than 5000 in all world. But for industrial production, the number of varieties is around 10.
Some popular categories are Starking, Golden, Amasya apples. Apple is used as fresh fruit, fruit juice, wine, and vinegar as well.
Apple is the most produced fruit in the world among the warm climate fruits. The area used for apple production is more than 5 M hectares. During 1993 – 2013 the apple production is doubled in the world from 41 M to 81 M tons.
This is especially due to the increase in the efficiency. The most apple producing countries are China, EU, Un. St. America and Turkey. The amount of money in apple trade is around 20 B dollars.
Most popular kinds Mondial Gala, Braeburn, Top Red, Jonagold, Pinova, Fuji, Summer Red, Crowngold, Santana, Granny-Smith, Golden Delicious and Red chief
Packaging of Apple
We export Turkish apple from Turkey mostly in 18 kg telescopic cartoon boxes or 12-13 kg plastic boxes.
More information about Turkish Apple
The fruit industry is a strong sector in terms of feeding the public, providing raw materials to fruit processing industries, providing employment, having relatively higher added value and being subject to foreign trade.
The trade of apple, which is the most consumed fruit in the world after banana, continues to grow every year. According to the data of the World Trade Organization, as of the end of 2018, the countries of the world
The volume of apple imports reached 8.1 billion dollars.
In this sector, apple has the second largest share after banana with 10%. Turkey ranks 4th in apple production and 8th in exports in the 2020/21 season.
It is thought that developing export-oriented production strategies at the point of transforming production into added value will contribute significantly to the sustainability of the sector. Although Turkey ranks first in world production of an important type of pome fruit such as apple, it cannot compete in the international market due to inadequacies in yield, quality and marketing infrastructure. In order to increase competitiveness in the international market, importance should be given to production focused on efficiency, quality and technology.
Apple consumption per capita reached 29.5 kg in the 2019/20 season. There was an increase of 9.2% compared to the previous season. It is seen that Turkey is a sufficient country in apple production and this level of competence does not fall below 100%, although it varies over the years.
The COVID-19 pandemic has strained apple orchards in many ways, from production to trade chains to monitoring and research. In any case, if the apple sector has been affected in various ways since the start of the pandemic, the harvest season has been less affected by other fruits (eg raspberries, strawberries, apricots, etc.).
Turkey’s apple proficiency level, on the other hand, decreased by 9.8% in the 2019/21 season compared to the previous season and dropped to 128.5 percent. TURKSTAT Crop Production 1. According to the estimation, it is estimated that there will be 4 million 260 thousand tons of apple production in 2021 with a decrease of 0.9% compared to the previous year.
It is seen that exports are higher than imports about Turkish apple foreign trade. Therefore, the steps that will carry the sector forward are of particular importance for the economy. Turkey’s closeness to major market countries in terms of its production capability and geographical location provides a significant advantage in apple exports to these countries.
Golden Delicious: This sweet and crisp apple is a favorite for both eating and cooking. It has a yellow-green skin and is known for its juicy flesh and honey-like flavor.
Gala: This apple is a cross between a Golden Delicious and a Kidd’s Orange Red. It is sweet and juicy, with a red and yellow skin. It is a good choice for eating fresh or using in salads.
Red Delicious: This apple is known for its bright red skin and sweet, crisp flesh. It is a popular choice for eating fresh and is also used in baking and cooking.
Granny Smith: This apple is a favorite for making pies and other baked goods. It is tart, crisp, and has a green skin. It is also a good choice for eating fresh and in salads.
Fuji: This apple is a cross between a Red Delicious and a Ralls Janet. It is sweet and crisp, with a red and yellow skin. It is a good choice for eating fresh and in salads.
Rome: This apple is a good choice for cooking and baking. It is firm and has a red skin. It has a sweet-tart flavor and is also good for eating fresh.
Jonathan: This apple is a good choice for eating fresh, cooking, and baking. It is a sweet and juicy, with a red skin.
Braeburn: This apple is a cross between a Lady Hamilton and a Granny Smith. It is sweet and crisp, with a red and yellow skin. It is a good choice for eating fresh and in salads.
Pink Lady: This apple is a cross between a Golden Delicious and a Lady Williams. It is sweet and crisp, with a pink and green skin. It is a good choice for eating fresh and in salads.
Honeycrisp: This apple is a cross between a Macoun and a Honeygold. It is sweet and crisp, with a green and red skin. It is a good choice for eating fresh and in salads.
Apple Exporting Countries, Who Is The Biggest Exporter Of Apple?
Most apple exporting countries are China, USA, Italy, Turkey, Poland, Chili, New Zealand. We export many other fruits than Turkish apple and vegetables from Turkey, check below for more;