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‘PASTA WITH OLIVE’ BY AKHİSAR’S ALHATOĞLU COMPANY…

Press release… Akhisar district of Manisa province, which has 14 million olive trees, added a new one to its value added products. Alhatoğlu, the leading brand of olive and olive oil industry, brought together two products with high nutritional value. Olive Works Pasta with Olive, produced with traditional methods, will …

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TURKISH TOMATO EXPORTERS PLEASED WITH THE DECISION OF QUOTA INCREASE BY RUSSIA…

Turkish tomato exporters welcomed Russia’s decision to increase Turkey’s tomato exports quota by 50,000 tons. They had been waiting for this decision as the upper limits of the quota were reached easily even before the end of last year. Hayrettin Uçak, the chairman of the Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable …

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TURKEY MAY FACE BIG THREATS TO ITS AGRICULTURE!

Turkey began 2021 experiencing intense drought in a majority of its provinces, two maps published on Jan. 19 by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) showed. More than 80 percent of Turkey’s soil is facing “severe drought,” NASA’s maps showed. The two maps were prepared by combining satellite images and Turkey’s …

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PISTACHIOS, ‘GREEN GOLD’ OF GAZİANTEP REGION BADLY AFFECTED BY DROUGHT!

Concerns has been raising across Turkey because of drought and not having had adequate rainfall for recent months. Pistachio trees, which were not irrigated in Gaziantep region in previous years, are now irrigated by some farmers due to drought. In the Araban district Plain, where pistachios are planted on an …

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TURKISH FISHERIES EXPORTS TO INCREASE TO THE UNITED KINGDOM THANKS TO THE FREE TRADE AGREEMENT…

Press release… Fisheries and animal products industry tightens steps with China and the UK… Fisheries exports to the UK will increase exponentially with FTA… Turkish aquaculture and animal products sector, since the beginning of the 2000s was one of the stars of the export sector in Turkey. With the export …

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OLIVE OIL EXPORTS INCREASE BY 20 PERCENT…

Press release… The health elixir made a successful entry into the 2020/21 export season in the last quarter of 2020, when the olive oil pandemic reached its peak. Two months behind in the new season, olive oil exports increased by 20 percent compared to the same period of the previous …

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DR. CANAN ACAR: WE SHOULD CHANGE THE AGRICULTURAL IRRIGATION SYSTEM

38 billion cubic metres of water can be saved by changing the agricultural irrigation system. Surface irrigation Drought continues to threaten the whole world day by day. Stating that 60 billion cubic metres of water consumed in Turkey annually, Dr. Canan Acar made warnings by offering solution alternatives for water …

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FAO AND SABRİ ÜLKER FOUNDATION TO HELP CHILDREN TO CUT FOOD WASTE AT HOME…

Press release… FAO collaborates with Sabri Ülker Foundation on educating children in pre-school and primary schools on reducing food waste at home. 18 January 2021, Ankara, Turkey – The majority of food waste still occurs at the household level, making it imperative for the consumer households to be informed and change their behavior. To …

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“TURKEY HAS BEEN INCREASING ITS FOREST ASSETS SINCE 1980s”

Professor Dr. İbrahim Turna, Lecturer of Karadeniz Technical University (KTU), Faculty of Forestry, said that Turkey has been trying to increase its forest assets since 1980s and these efforts are appreciated. Dr. Turna said, “Turkey’s forest assets have been gradually increased from 1980s to the 2000s.” “Millions of saplings are …

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“A SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION-CONSUMPTION CHAIN SHOULD BE DRAWN THROUGH R&D AND INNOVATION”

Press release… Cahit Doğan Yağcı, Chairman of the Aegean Furniture Paper and Forestry Products Exporters’ Association, said that a sustainable food production-consumption chain should be drawn through R&D and innovation. Yağcı said, “In 2020, we brought 645 million dollars to our country. We strive to work in a better world …

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