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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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MELİSA TOKGÖZ MUTLU: RUSSIA STANDS OUT IN FRESH FRUIT AND VEG EXPORTS

Tomato in products, Russia stands out in countries… Istanbul Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association Chairwoman Melisa Tokgöz Mutlu said that last year, the top 5 exported products in the fresh fruit and vegetable sector as value basis were “tomato-fresh”, “cherry-fresh”, “tangerines-others”, “satsuma” and “pomegranate”. Mutlu said, “Most exports were …

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‘WE KNOW THE PESTICIDES WE USE’ PROJECT BY AEGEAN EXPORTERS…

Press release… Huge step for Food Safety… “We Know the Pesticides We Use” project… Pesticide analysis will be made in 9 products. Healthy food consumption and “Food Safety”, which is the key to this, are among the rising values ​​across the world in recent years. Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable …

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TURKEY’S CITRUS EXPORTS INCREASES BY 24 PERCENT REACHING 1 BILLION DOLLARS…

Turkey’s citrus exports increased by 24% compared with the previous year in 2020, topping $933 million (TL 6.8 billion) in value, Anadolu Agency (AA) reported on Sunday. According to the information gathered from Mediterranean Exporter Associations (AKIB) data, Turkey exported 1.8 million tons of citrus last year. Turkey’s most exported …

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MELİSA TOKGÖZ MUTLU: WE MANAGED TO TURN THE EPIDEMIC INTO AN OPPORTUNITY

Melisa Tokgöz Mutlu, Chairwoman of the Istanbul Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association, said in a statement that they achieved very important successes despite all the troublesome conditions brought by the epidemic last year. Stating that in 2020, fresh fruit and vegetable exports reached 2.7 billion dollars with an increase …

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TANGERINE EXPORTS REACH 421 MILLION DOLLARS…

Press release… While Turkey obtained 347 million dollars from tangerine exports between January 1 – December 26, 2019, tangerine exports soared by 22 percent in the same period of 2020 and rose to 421 million dollars. Hayrettin Uçak, Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Exporters Association (EYMSİB) Chairman, said that Turkey …

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FROST AND RAIN PUT TANGERINE EXPORTERS INTO TROUBLE…

Press release… First the frost then the rain hit the tangerine… The 2020/21 export season, which started very well, is closing bitterly in tangerine, the vitamin C store and the antidote of the pandemic, due to the frost at the beginning of December and the rains that follow. In the …

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FAO LAUNCHES THE UN’S INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES 2021…

A means to improve nutrition and reduce food loss and waste, says Director-General… The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, has launched the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021 (IYFV) with an appeal to improve healthy and sustainable food production through innovation and …

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RUSSIAN TOMATO QUOTA TO RISE TO 250 THOUSAND TONNES FROM 200 THOUSAND TONNES…

Press release… The quota for tomato exports to Russia increases to 250 thousand tonnes… Turkish fresh fruit and vegetable industry’s largest export market in tomatoes is the Russian Federation. However the industry has been experiencing troubled times due to the surpassing the Russian quota of 200 thousand tonnes in 2020. …

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HAYRETTİN UÇAK: PICKELS AND CHERRIES LEAD OUR ASSOCIATION’S EXPORTS

Press release… Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association Chair of the Board Hayrettin Uçak said that their exports consist of two main sectors. Hayrettin Uçak said, “One is the fruit and vegetable products sector and the other is the fresh fruit and vegetable sector. 670 million dollars out of …

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