Turkey, as the world leader in production of dried fruits, there is a 8% increase compared with the previous year. According to the Dried Fig Crop Assessment Group, dried fig production was estimated at 78.200 metric tons. Besides, world consumption was estimated 139.200 metric tons by the 7% increase.
Apricot kernels, from the common apricot or Prunus armeniaca, refer to the inner seed of the apricot stone or pit. They can be bitter or sweet. The distinction comes from the variety of apricot, which is usually determined by the growing region.