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Ömer Celal Umur: Tobacco production in Russia and Ukraine may shift to Türkiye

Press release… Ömer Celal Umur, Chairman of the Aegean Tobacco Exporters’ Association, stated that there are hints that the Russia-Ukraine war in Türkiye’s close geography will have positive reflections on the country’s exports of tobacco products. Ömer Celal Umur Emphasizin that some of the productions in Russia and Ukraine may …

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First harvest starts in Adana; 300 thousand tonnes yield expected

Harvesting has started in Adana, where Türkiye’s earliest potatoes are grown… Early potato harvest started in Eastern Mediterranean province of Adana, one of the most important agricultural production centres of Türkiye. The workers who came to the fields from the early hours of the morning cleaned the potatoes from the …

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Türkiye’s first domestic sugar beet seed registered!

Two types of domestic and national sugar beet seeds produced within the scope of the project carried out in cooperation with Türkşeker, Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University and Kastamonu University were registered. Domestic beet seeds, the production of which has started, will meet with farmers next year. In recent years, …

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Ömer Celal Umur: Tobacco sector aims to export 1 billion dollars in 2024

Press release… The tobacco and tobacco products sector, one of Türkiye’s traditional export sectors, aims to ramp up its exports from 922 million dollars in 2023 to over 1 billion dollars in 2024. Ömer Celal Umur Having reached 50 million kilos of Turkish type oriental tobacco, 20 million kilos of …

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Türkiye Sugar Factories (Türkşeker) reaches the peak of the 25 years!

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry İbrahim Yumaklı said that in the 2023-2024 campaign period, 9 million 60 thousand tonnes of beet was processed and 1 million 161 thousand 100 tonnes of sugar was produced. “As by-products, 418 thousand 800 tonnes of molasses and 2 million 905 thousand 709 tonnes of …

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“WE ARE PLEASED WITH THE SURGE IN SUGAR BEET PRODUCTION”

Exporters are pleased with the increase in sugar beet production! Celal Kadooğlu, Chair of the Southeastern Anatolia Cereals, Pulses, Oil Seeds and Products Exporters Association, stated that the interest of farmers in sugar beet is high in Türkiye this year and drew attention to the decline in global sugar stocks. …

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HARVEST STARTS IN MARDIN PLAIN; 2 MILLION TONNES OF MAIZE EXPECTED

Maize harvesting continues in the Türkiye’s Southeastern province of Mardin’ Plain, which has an important place in grain production in the country.. The harvest of maize, which is planted as a second crop in the Mardin Plain covering Kızıltepe, Derik, Nusaybin and Artuklu districts of the province and described as …

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TURGUT KIZILKAYA: THERE IS A HIKE IN SUGAR BEET PRODUCTION IN EASTERN ANATOLIA

The beets planted by farmers in Türkiye’s Eastern Anatolia provinces of Muş and Bitlis are transformed into sugar in factories. Sugar beet Turgut Kızılkaya, General Manager of Muş Sugar Production Industry Inc., stated that they aim to contribute 2.5 billion liras to the economy this year. In Bitlis, it was …

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CURRENT NUMBERS EXCEED INITIAL ESTIMATES!

Seed corn harvest was still ongoing at the end of September. The production year has been behind schedule throughout the world, because of this spring’s planting conditions. The dry-down is fast in the fields and processors need to be quick taking on considerable amounts within a short time span. Production …

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IZMIR COMMODITY EXCHANGE DELEGATION PARTICIPATED IN THE ‘COTTON ROAD’ EVENT…

Press release… IZMIR COMMODITY EXCHANGE DELEGATION PARTICIPATED IN THE 6TH MEDITERRANEAN COTTON ROAD… The sixth Mediterranean Cotton Road event, which was organised this year to bring together cotton sector stakeholders, was held on Monday, 20 November 2023 in Thessaloniki, Greece, in cooperation with the Izmir Commodity Exchange, the Greek Cotton …

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