ANKARA

Turkey, the world’s biggest hazelnut supplier, yielded revenues of $1.65 billion from the nuts exports between September 2019 and this March, according to a regional trade group on Thursday.

The Black Sea Hazelnut and Products Exporters’ Association data showed that the seven months figure jumped 52% from the same period last year.

So far this season, which starts in September and ends in August, Turkey’s hazelnut export volume hit 250,777 tons, surging 32% year-on-year.

The country’s hazelnut exports were mainly to the EU which has robust food industries to process the nuts.

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