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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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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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“OUR TARGET IS THE GLOBAL MARKET IN BURSA BLACK FIG”

Professor Dr. Senih Yazgan, Vice Chair of Uludağ Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association (UYMSİB) said that Bursa Black Fig, which is identified with the city, is a special and important crop that has no rival in the world market and has no limit in its exports. Dr. Yazgan said, …

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NEW COLLABORATION FOR FOOD WASTE IN TURKEY…

04 Mar 2021 Ankara – Hotels, restaurants and food services have a vital role to play in reducing food loss and waste. These include reviewing how they source produce, create menus, and manage leftovers and plate waste. To ensure improvements in this area, FAO is bringing together public and private actors to …

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“THIS COOPERATION WILL REFLECT THE RICHNESS OF ANATOLIAN CUISINE”

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) will cooperate with Izmir University of Economics for the inclusion of Turkish cuisine in the curriculum of the University of Las Vegas William F. Harrah Tourism and Hotel Management School. Birol Celep, Vice Chair of EİB, said, “Within the scope of the promotional project …

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TURKISH COFFEE; A TRADITIONAL AND DELICIOUS TASTE

From the days of the Ottoman Empire through to the present, coffee has played an important role in Turkish lifestyle and culture. The serving and drinking of coffee has had a profound effect on betrothal and gender customs, political and social interaction, prayer, and hospitality traditions throughout the centuries. Although …

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TURKISH CUISINE ENTERS THE CURRICULUM OF LAS VEGAS UNIVERSITY…

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) have been successfully continuing the “TURQUALITY Project” supported by the Ministry of Trade with the participation of 6 food exporters’ associations under its roof for 2 years. Aegean Exporters’ Associations also ensured that Turkish cuisine is included in the curriculum of the William F. …

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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION REGARDING HELLIM CHEESE…

Stakeholders in the famous hellim (halloumi in Greek) cheese sector in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’ (TRNC) have written an open letter to the European Commission Structural Reform Support Director General Mario Nava regarding the protected designations of origin (PDO) process of the cheese. They said the proposed laws …

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RUSSIA’S AGRICULTURAL EXPORTS REACH TO 29.4 BILLION DOLLARS…

Russia’s agricultural product exports, between January – March 21 2021, rose to 6.1 billion dollars, while Turkey’s imports also registered an increase of 46.8 percent. In 2021, Russia’s exports of agricultural products soared by 22.3 percent compared to the same period of the previous year and reached 6.1 billion dollars …

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