HIGH INCREASE IN TEA EXPORTS IN THE FIRST QUARTER…

Press release… In the first quarter of January-March 2021, 1.282.978 kg of tea was exported from our country and in return, a foreign exchange entry of 5.124.981 dollars was provided. During this period, tea exports to 95 countries rose by 23 percent in amount and 33 percent on value basis …

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“IN ORDER TO PRODUCE AND EXPORT PASTA, WHEAT IMPORT REQUIRED”

The pasta industry is having a hard time due to the export restriction, which was introduced on December 17, 2020 and will last until April 30, in order to prevent the increase in inflation. In the first three months of the year after the restriction, 275 thousand tonnes of pasta …

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SPAIN’S EXPORT OF FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES REACHES A VALUE OF 17.4 BILLION DOLLARS…

The Spanish exportation of fresh fruits and vegetables in 2020 reached a value of EUR14.594 billion (17.4 billion dollars), a rise of 7.7% compared to 2019. The volume registered a year-on-year decrease of 2.8%, standing at 13 million tons, according to data from the Customs and Special Taxes Department. The …

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RUSSIA PROPOSES TO INCREASE THE QUOTA FOR TOMATO IMPORTS FROM TURKEY…

Russia has proposed to increase the quota for tomato imports from Turkey amid frequent calls by Turkish exporters. According to a publication on a government website on Wednesday, Russia’s agriculture ministry proposed raising the quota by another 50,000 tons to 300,000 tons. It comes just days after Turkish tomato producers …

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TURKEY EXPORTS DRIED APRICOTS TO 105 COUNTRIES…

Country exported 65,000 tons of dried apricots, earned $216M in last 8 months, says head of commodity exchange. MALATYA, Turkey Turkey exported 65,620 tons of dried apricots, produced in the eastern Malatya province, to 105 countries in the last eight months. A $216 million revenue was generated from the exports …

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DR. MELTEM ONAY; CLIMATE CRISIS AND WOMEN

I do not know exactly whether the agenda is changing rapidly or my point of view is changing with each new information I learn. But there is only one thing I know of: I can easily change my “holistic perspective” with each passing day and adapt to evolution. Until about …

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FAO: GLOBAL FOOD PRICES RISE FOR 10TH MONTH IN A ROW

Press release… Vegetable oils drive FAO Food Price Index higher in March while cereal quotations dip… 8 April 2021, Rome – Global food commodity prices rose in March, marking their tenth consecutive monthly increase, with quotations for vegetable oils and dairy products leading the rise, the Food and Agriculture Organization of …

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KALYONCU: TRABZON REGION LEADS THE EXPORTS TO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

In the 3-month period covering January-March 2021, exports to the Russian Federation from Trabzon province reached 49 million 808 thousand 140 dollars. There was a 55 percent increase in exports compared to the same period of the previous year. In the first quarter of the year, almost all of the …

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“WHAT’S ON YOUR PLATE?”

Metro Turkey, implemented many projects on food safety so far, has newly kicked off the move of “What’s on your plate?” The life story of 430 fresh vegetables and fruit varieties, including 8 thousand 500 products in total, from field to table is shared with 15 different traceability information. Both …

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HONEY PRODUCTION SURGES 42 TIMES IN GAZİANTEP REGION!

In Gaziantep province, beekeepers have completed all preparations for the honey production period. Gaziantep Beekepers’ Association Chairperson Nebi Koca stated that 10 years ago, only 10 tonnes of honey was produced annually and 420 tonnes of honey was produced last year in Gaziantep and said, “This year, our goal is …

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