SİNAN KIZILTAN: FISHERY PRODUCTION RUNS TOWARDS 1 MILLION TONNES

Press release… Sinan Kızıltan, Chairman of the Sector Board of the Turkish Fisheries and Animal Products Exporters’ Associations, said that the Turkish fisheries industry has reached a production figure of 836 thousand tonne s. Kızıltan continued his words as follows; “Within the 836 thousand-tonne production of our fishery industry, aquaculture …

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POULTRY EXPORTS TO JAPAN AND CHINA KICK OFF…

Müjdat Sezer, Chairman of the Board of Istanbul Fisheries and Animal Products Exporters’ Association (ISHIB), said that the poultry industry produces above world standards with its quality and technology. Sezer said, “Thanks to the position of our country, we have the means to send our products to the whole world. …

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DR. MEHMET HASDEMİR: TURKISH FARMERS CONTINUE TO INCREASE PRODUCTION DESPITE PANDEMIC

Turkish farmers did not leave the soil during the epidemic period, increased production… Dr. Mehmet Hasdemir, General Director of Plant Production of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, stated that humanity once again found out the importance of food and agriculture during the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic. Dr. …

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A RECORD COMES FROM AEGEAN EXPORTERS IN 82-YEAR HISTORY!

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) carried their exports from 815.4 million dollars in April 2020 to 1 billion 373 million 510 thousand dollars with an increase of 68 percent in April 2021. Aegean Exporters’ Associations, which have been operating for 82 years, broke the export record of the 82-year …

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EXPERTS EXAMINE WAYS TO REDUCE HARVEST AND POST-HARVEST FOOD LOSSES…

Post-harvest food loss is a leading cause of food insecurity for millions of people across the world. In 2019, 690 million suffered from hunger and the situation has worsened due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, everyone involved, including farmers, handlers, traders, and governments, are part of the solution to prevent …

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A SUSTAINABILITY WORKING GROUP ESTABLISHED IN LEAF TOBACCO…

Press release… A sustainability working group was established in leaf tobacco… A “Sustainability Working Group” was established within the Aegean Tobacco Exporters’ Association to ensure sustainability in exports of leaf tobacco, one of Turkey’s traditional export products. The Turkish Tobacco Industry has an important position for the Turkish economy in …

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MILK PRICES TO BE FIXED BY ITS QUALITY!

The price of milk will now be determined by its quality… According to the new decision taken by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry; From now on, milk prices will change according to their quality. Accordingly, A quality milk price is 2 lira 90 kuruş; The price of B quality …

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A BITTER TOAST AT PRESS FREEDOM DAY!

Statement by the IFAJ Press Freedom committee… Yes, we should be enthusiastic about celebrating the International Press Freedom Day on May the third. Unfortunately, there is a risk that the toast we raise this year is a bitter one, and there are several reasons to believe that the situation is …

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FARMERS IN TEKİRDAĞ GROW CANOLA AS AN ALTERNATIVE CROP TO SUNFLOWER…

With the beginning of the summer season, canola fields spread across an area of 118,000 decares in the northwestern province of Tekirdağ have turned into vibrant hues of yellow with the blooming of flowers. Canola is a crop with plants from 1 to 1.5 meters tall that produce pods from which seeds are harvested …

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SİNAN KIZILTAN: UN’S DECISION IS A SOURCE OF MOTIVATION IN TERMS OF OUR FISHERY EXPORTS

Press release… United Nations declared 2022 the International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture… Omega-3 rich fish strengthens the immune system. Fish is an antidote to the Covid-19 virus. While the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends fish consumption 2-3 meals a week to increase its consumption worldwide, the United Nations …

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