3 plums 40, sold for 800 lira per kilo
While the price of green plum, which goes down to 4-5 lira in the summer months, now competes with gold, 3 green plums equivalent to 50 grams in Eskişehir are sold for 40 lira and 800 lira per kilo.
The price per kilogram of green plum exceeds almost a quarter gold. Only a few months ago, green plums were sold for 4-5 lira per kilo in the market or in the markets. While the price of 3 of them with approximately 50 grams is 40 lira, it reaches 800 liras per kilo. The high price of plum, which nobody buys with kilograms, exceeds a quarter of gold. Also known as 'pregnant plum' because it is mostly bought for pregnant women, plum now only meets the special needs of people. Citizens come from outside of the province and demand this prune in order to fulfill the last wishes of people with the terminal illness in addition to pregnant women. During this period, growing green plums in Turkey, the prices for which were brought from Chile in Latin American countries voiced that this is very expensive.
Her weight is 800 lira
Greengrocer Emin Özkaya, who grows plums for what is needed, albeit at an expensive price, shared detailed information about the product he sold. Özkaya said, “These plums come from Chile. It is distributed to some provinces from Istanbul. This season, these are also known as 'Pregnant plums'. I have been holding this prune for 15 years now. they do not grow in this season in Turkey. Very few are found because it comes from abroad. These are normal green plums, which we ended up here few days ago. However, in a reverse period, prices are expensive because we bring people to meet their special needs. We are now selling 3 of them for 40 lira. All three of these are about 50 grams. Accordingly, his weight is equal to 800 liras. But of course nobody gains a pound. In line with special requests, it takes 2-3 packages, ie 6 or 9. Have a lot of buyers? No. But what we bring has buyers. Pregnant they are taken when women crave. In addition, they come and take them to fulfill the last wish of their elders who suffer from the terminal illness. The plums that we sold in kilograms a few days ago are now selling one by one. I can say that it is at the price of gold ”.
It is also possible to come from outside of the province, it is also requested by cargo
Citizens, who are aware of the advertisements on social media, come not only from Eskişehir but also from neighboring provinces and demand this content. Speaking on this subject, Özkaya said, “In this period, it is not only in Eskişehir but also in neighboring provinces. Therefore, they come from Kütahya, Uşak, Bilecik, Afyon and even more distant provinces. For example, he asks a grocery store in Bursa. He also directs him here, saying 'It is in Eskişehir'. He wants us to send it by cargo from time to time, but we do not send it by cargo. We give priority to those who come and get. Of course, they do not receive a package when they come. It buys 5-10 packages. Sometimes, if there are relatives here, they take it with their vehicle. We sell it this way. We will continue to sell like this until the 3rd month of next year. Can prices be more expensive? I don't know for now, but of course it can. ”