“WE MUST PLAN FOR THE NEXT 20 YEARS OF TANGERINE”

Press release… We must plan for the next 20 years and protect our golden product… Menderes Agriculture District Director Oktay Sezgin said that they are the district with the 3rd largest area of ​​İzmir province. Pointing out that the Gümüldür-Özdere-Ahmetbeyli line is an area that can summarize Turkiye’s ecosystem, Sezgin …

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RUSSIA MAY LIMIT SEED IMPORTS!

Russia’s agriculture ministry has proposed that the government limits seed imports by setting up quotas, aiming to stimulate domestic production, the Interfax news agency quoted it as saying on Friday. Russia, the world’s largest wheat exporter, has long aimed to become less dependent on imported seeds for a number of …

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OVER 8 THOUSAND FOOD COMPANIES FINED FOR VIOLATING SAFETY AND HYGIENE RULES…

More than 8,300 food companies were fined a total of 113.5 million Turkish Liras in the first seven months of 2022 for violating safety and hygiene rules. Some 7,500 officials from the Agriculture Ministry’s General Directorate of Food and Control carried out more than 731,000 inspections at businesses operating in the food …

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PLASTIC BAG USING DECREASES 65 PERCENT ACROSS TURKIYE…

Approximately TL 3.8 billion ($212.14 million) have been saved so far in Turkiye after the government-led initiative recommended charging shoppers TL 0.25 per plastic bag, a practice that became a mandatory regulation in 2019. The application was kicked off by the Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change in a …

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MEHMET ALI ISIK: GLOBAL ORGANIC MARKET TO REACH OVER 500 BILLION DOLLARS BY 2030

Press release… BioFach, the world’s largest organic food and natural products fair, which focuses on the spread of ecological producers and products, was held for the 31st time in Nuremberg, Germany, between 26-29 July 2022. Turkey’s national participation organization in Biofach Organic Food Products Fair was held for the 25th …

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VEYSEL MEMIS: WE ARE WORKING FOR UNLIMITED EXPORT

Press release… Mediterranean Cereals, Pulses, Oilseeds and Products Exporters’ Association (AHBİB), aiming to find solutions to the problems of the Turkish grains, pulses, oilseeds and products industry with a common mind, held the second consultation meeting in Mersin, Turkiye’s eastern Mediterranean city. Emphasizing that they are mobilizing for the solution …

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PRICES FALL AS VESSELS CONTINUE TO CARRY UKRANIAN GRAIN!

An empty merchant vessel left Istanbul for a Ukrainian port to collect grain on Friday following inspections under a Turkish-brokered grain corridor deal between Turkiye, Russia, Ukraine and the United Nations. The Barbados-flagged Fulmar S. headed to Chernomorsk to load grain under the landmark deal signed last month. The ship was …

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FAO; THE STATE OF AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY MARKETS 2022 EDITION

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GLOBAL FOOD COMMODITY PRICES DECLINE IN JULY!

Vegetable oils and cereals lead FAO Food Price Index lower… 05/08/2022 Rome – The benchmark for world food commodity prices declined significantly in July, with major cereal and vegetable oil prices recording double-digit percentage declines, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported today. The closely-watched FAO Food Price …

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ERRATIC RAINS IN THE WORLD’S TOP RICE-EXPORTING COUNTRY THREATEN GLOBAL PRICES!

Poor rainfall in major rice-growing regions of India has triggered fears of export restrictions on rice, too, after wheat and sugar. Looking to control domestic prices, India had in May banned wheat and sugar exports amid a scorching summer and a global supply shortage. Being the world’s largest exporter of …

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