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Emre Uygun: UK is a target market for the Turkish olive and olive oil sector

Press release… The UK and Türkiye announced that they will start negotiations for a new Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Ben Aldred, Deputy Undersecretary for Trade at the British Consulate General, Ilaria Regondi, Chief Negotiator for the Türkiye-UK Free Trade Agreement, and Harriet Ackland, Policy and Strategy Leader for the Türkiye-UK …

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TürkÇayDer: Tea culture, as a symbolic part of common life and hospitality

Seen as world’s most-consumed drink after water, tea is national drink of Türkiye, in the home, office and out shopping. ISTANBUL… Enjoying a glass of tea is an indelible part of Turkish culture, as whether at home, in the office or even during shopping, hot glasses of the traditional brew …

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Storage periods extended in Licensed Warehouses…

The Ministry of Trade extended the maximum storage periods in the licensed warehousing practice for some agricultural products. STORAGE PERIOD INCREASED FROM 24 TO 36 MONTHS… The Regulation of the Ministry of Trade on the Amendment of the Regulation on Licensed Warehousing of Agricultural Products entered into force after being …

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Türkiye has 3,703 endemic species!

Türkiye, which has forest, mountain, steppe, wetland, coastal and marine ecosystems as a result of changes in climatic and geographical characteristics at short intervals, is home to 3,703 endemic species, of which 3,497 are plants and 206 are animals. According to the information compiled from the National Biodiversity Inventory and …

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Happy International Tea Day 21 May!

Why drink tea? Tea is a beverage made from the Camellia sinesis plant. Tea is the world’s most consumed drink, after water. It is believed that tea originated in northeast India, north Myanmar and southwest China, but the exact place where the plant first grew is not known. Tea has been with …

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Artificial intelligence and digitalisation to improve productivity, food safety and exports in Turkish agriculture and prevent food losses…

Press release… Turkish farmers have been producing in Anatolian lands for thousands of years and Turkish exporters deliver the flavours of Anatolia to all corners of the world. Dairy products Türkiye will improve its productivity with the opportunities offered by artificial intelligence and digitalisation, and will maintain its position as …

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Alper Alhat: Liquid oils that resemble olive oil with flavouring will end olive agriculture

Press release… Aegean province of Manisa’s Akhisar district Commodity Exchange Chairman Alper Alhat said that olive agriculture is facing a great danger! Alper Alhat Pointing out that liquid oils that resemble olive oil with flavouring harm producers and consumers, Alhat said, “Unfortunately, we have known for a long time that …

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Türkiye foresees no issues in wheat supply in new season…

Türkiye expects no challenges with the wheat supply in the new season, according to industry representatives on Sunday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency (AA), Gülfem Eren, chairperson of the board of the Cereal Suppliers Association (HUBUDER), said that wheat production worldwide is expected to be good this season. Pointing out that …

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Hayrettin Uçak: We aim to reach 6.5 billion dollars in exports of fresh fruit, vegetable and products this year

Press release… The target for the end of 2024 in fresh fruit, vegetable and product exports is 6.5 billion dollars… Fruits and vegetables grown in 7 geographies of Türkiye sweeten the mouths of the world, distribute healing and enrich the menus on the tables. Fresh red tomatoes Exporting fresh fruit, …

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Global wine consumption decreasing!

Global wine consumption is falling! Data released by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) revealed that global wine consumption in 2023 fell by 2.6 percent compared to the previous year, continuing the downward trend of recent years. Continuing its steady decline, global wine consumption reached its lowest level …

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