In the statement made by the Ministry, it was stated that the consumption of dry onions harvested and stored last year continued throughout the year.
It was stated that as of April, the early onion harvest has started in Adana and Hatay.
In the statement underlining that the need for food is met uninterruptedly,
“It is expected that the first-season onion production, which was 272 thousand tons in Adana and Hatay in 2022, will increase to 284 thousand tons this year.‘ it was said.
According to the averages of the last ten years, 2 million 100 thousand tons of dry onions are produced annually in Turkey.
Last year, dry onion production was 2 million 350 thousand tons.