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Ali Fuat Gürle: We export 68 percent of non-wood products

Press release… Ali Fuat Gürle, President of Aegean Furniture, Paper and Forestry Products Exporters’ Association; “We export 68 percent of non-wood products” Ali Fuat Gürle “Our exports of non-wood forest products such as laurel, oregano, linden, sage, rosemary, medicinal plants, acorns, etc., which we call non-wood forest products, were around …

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Lavender production in Safranbolu triples!

Safranbolu Municipality announced that there has been a great increase in lavender production, which started 3 years ago on an area of 500 square metres. It is stated that the production area has grown 3 times in 3 years and this year the harvest will be done in an area …

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Nafiz Koçak: We meet 65 percent of the world’s rose oil production

Gülbirlik (Rose and Rose Oil Agriculture Sales Cooperatives Union) Deputy General Manager Nafiz Koçak said that in Türkiye’s rose production centre of Isparta, which meets 65 percent of the world rose oil production, the price of rose oil has exceeded 12 thousand euros per litre. Nafiz Koçak “Although the yield …

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Rose oil price reaches 12 thousand euros!

Produced in Türkiye and sold to the world! The price of rose oil per litre approached 425 thousand liras! In Mediterranean province of Isparta, which meets 65 percent of the world rose oil production, the price of rose oil has exceeded 12 thousand euros per litre. Although the yield remained …

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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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Denizli region meets the world’s need in oregano!

Türkiye’s eastern Aegean province of Denizli has 91.2 per cent of oregano cultivation areas and meets 89.6 per cent of the world’s oregano need. Denizli oregano is exported to the world market. Türkiey, the first and only country that comes to mind when it comes to oregano (thyme), meets 89.6 …

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“We have a say in oregano and laurel production across the world”

Press release… Tarakçıoğlu: Compared to the country as a whole, as the Aegean region, we are exporting approximately 3 times the unit price Nurettin Tarakçıoğlu, Vice Chair of the Aegean Furniture, Paper and Forestry Products Exporters’ Association, stated that in the non-wood forest products sector, they have products such as …

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Is vanilla production sustainable?

From ice creams to custards, cakes to confectionery, vanilla is an indispensable flavour in the world of desserts. But how sustainable is the addiction to this fragrant spice? What is vanilla? Vanilla is a spice obtained from orchids of the genus Vanilla. It is grown between 10-20 degrees Celsius above …

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Muhammet Öztürk: Sesame stands out as a new export item for Türkiye

Press release… Sesame, which adds flavour to a wide range of food products from bagels to chicken dishes, salads to breads, tahini to pastries, cookies to Ramadan pita bread, stands out as an important export item for Türkiye. Muhammet Öztürk While Türkiye exported 19.6 million dollars of sesame in the …

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Nurettin Tarakçıoğlu: Turkish Herbal Tea Turquality Project takes place in ‘2028 Export Vision’

Press release… Nurettin Tarakçıoğlu, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Aegean Furniture, Paper and Forestry Products Exporters’ Association, said that they carry out various studies in coordination with Provincial Directorates of Agriculture and universities in order to produce our products such as sage, laurel, oregano and rosemary …

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