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“CAGE-FREE HENS SHOWN UP WHILE THEIR EGGS SOLD AS ORGANIC!”

The debate on the increase in egg prices continues without slowing down. After the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Agriculture initiated an investigation too. After the Ministry of Trade examined the rise in egg prices, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry also called egg producers to a meeting. While …

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TURKEY EXPORTS OVER 200 ORGANIC AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS…

200 million dollars export with 200 products in organic agriculture… Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Deputy General Director of Plant Production Dr. Mehmet Hasdemir said that Turkey ranks 6th in terms of the number of organic farmers across the world. Dr. Hasdemir noted that with 75 thousand farmers, 200 million …

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TURKISH ORGANIC NETWORK (TORA) ESTABLISHED…

Press release… Turkish Organic Network (TORA) was launched on August 20… Professor Dr. Uygun Aksoy, the Chairwoman of TORA, said that all institutions and organizations, operating in every stage of the production and consumption of organic products and inputs, came together in order to provide the cooperation and solidarity. TORA, …

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MIGRATORY BEEKEEPERS BEGIN ORGANIC HONEY PRODUCTION IN MUŞ PLATEAUS…

In the plateaus that stand out with their rich vegetation in Muş (a province of Eastern Anatolia region) migratory beekeepers began their organic honey shift. With its natural water resources and rich flora, producers have embarked on organic honey in the high-altitude plateaus that host beekeepers from different parts of …

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“İZMİR ECOLOGY EXHIBITION TO TAKE PLACE IN APRIL 2021”

İZFAŞ (İzmir Fair Company) General Manager Canan Karaosmanoğlu Alıcı said that within the framework of pandemic rules after exhibitions can be held in closed areas after September 1, 2020. Alıcı said, “The Ecology Exhibition, the only certified organic products fair in Turkey, will be preparing to open its doors for …

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TARGET OF ECOLOGY INDUSTRY IS 1 BILLION EUROS…

Press release… Emphasizing that they aspire to strengthen Turkey’s position in global ecology market, grown 500 percent in the last 15 years, Aegean Exporters’ Associations Board of Organic Products Chairman Mehmet Ali Işık said that their goal is to reach 1 billion euros. Stating that the product diversity has reached …

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TURKEY’S ORGANIC NETWORK TO START AS OF TODAY…

Turkey’ Organic Network will be established on July 20… Ecological Agriculture Organization Association (ETO) Chairwoman Professor Dr. Uygun Aksoy said that they support the organic movement to be more active and integrated. Dr. Aksoy stated, “We support IZFAS (Izmir Fair Company, an affiliate of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality) scientifically and technically …

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TURKISH ORGANIC SECTOR TO BE IN DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT…

Press release… Hybrid fair period in the organic industry… Aegean Exporters’ Association who inked the Turkey’s first virtual exhibition with Shoedex2020 now prepares to launch digital conversion of the organic sector from Aegean region. The organic sector started negotiations of the hybrid fair which will host both physical and online …

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INDIAN ORGANIC FOODS MARKET REPORT…

Report Highlights: India’s organic food and beverage consumption has grown in recent years due to its advanced demographic dividend, improved purchasing power and increased interest for the perceived health and wellness benefits ofcertain organic products. In market year (MY) 2019, organic food and beverage retail sales reached $69 million and …

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THREE CHALLENGES FOR ORGANIC MOVEMENT IN TURKEY…

“Three Challenges” for organic movement in Turkey. Organic integrity… There should be real/physical integrity in organic “from farm to fork” with whole stakeholders but not only on the paper. Of course, the most important key words are “transparency”, “traceability”, “trustworthy” among stakeholders in order to supply integrity in whole chain. …

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