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“IN ORDER TO PRODUCE AND EXPORT PASTA, WHEAT IMPORT REQUIRED”

The pasta industry is having a hard time due to the export restriction, which was introduced on December 17, 2020 and will last until April 30, in order to prevent the increase in inflation. In the first three months of the year after the restriction, 275 thousand tonnes of pasta …

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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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“WHAT’S ON YOUR PLATE?”

Metro Turkey, implemented many projects on food safety so far, has newly kicked off the move of “What’s on your plate?” The life story of 430 fresh vegetables and fruit varieties, including 8 thousand 500 products in total, from field to table is shared with 15 different traceability information. Both …

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HONEY PRODUCTION SURGES 42 TIMES IN GAZİANTEP REGION!

In Gaziantep province, beekeepers have completed all preparations for the honey production period. Gaziantep Beekepers’ Association Chairperson Nebi Koca stated that 10 years ago, only 10 tonnes of honey was produced annually and 420 tonnes of honey was produced last year in Gaziantep and said, “This year, our goal is …

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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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FIVE TIMES PRICE DIFFERENCE FROM FIELD TO MARKET!

Şemsi Bayraktar pointed out that the difference between producer and consumer prices has never been closed. Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB) Chairman Şemsi Bayraktar emphasized that the price difference between producers and consumers reached 5 times in March. Bayraktar said, “The price difference between the producer and the market …

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“ANATOLIA, HOMELAND OF AGRICULTURE, HAS MANY TALES TO TELL”

Press release… The target for exports of cereals, pulses, oilseeds to the USA is 1 billion dollars… “Anatolia, which is believed to be the homeland of agriculture, has very old stories to tell,” said Mustafa Terci, head of Aegean Cereals, Pulses, Oil Seeds and Products Exporters’ Association. Stating that wheat …

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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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