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JAPAN MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE; “GENETICALLY MODIFIED TOMATO” NOT TO BE CONSIDERED GMO

Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries made a statement that the “genetically modified” tomato will not be considered GMO. Japan distinguishes gene editing techniques from other genetic engineering techniques. The first example in this regard was a tomato whose genes were …

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ERKAN SARICAN WRITES; THE IMPORTANCE OF ASSESSING FOOD BUSINESS WASTES

Today, SARS-CoV-2 has seriously disrupted all industries globally. Since SARS-CoV-2 entered our lives, maximum hygiene measures have been taken everywhere. Food businesses in particular are more sensitive in this regard. Agricultural production, food processing, distribution, service retail, etc., those working in the fields are among the ‘essential critical infrastructure elements’ …

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THE STATE OF FISHERY AND AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY BRIEFINGS CONTINUE WITH KYRGYZSTAN…

Press release… Janybek Kerimaliev, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Food Industry and Melioration of the Kyrgyz Republic, highlighted the importance of the webinars for improving food security. Haydar Fersoy, Senior Fishery and Aquaculture Officer of FAO, also explained that “regional networking, exchange of experiences, knowledge and good practices contribute to …

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ZEKİ SARIBEKİR: PACKAGED FOOD SAVES LIVES

The Packaging Manufacturers’ Association (ASD) drew attention to the importance of packaging use and the critical role of hygiene in human health due to October 16, World Food Day. ASD President Zeki Saribekir said, “The global epidemic reminded us once again the importance of packaged food. Serious measures must be …

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DISTRICO ANATOLIA INTRODUCES ITS FLAGSHIP BRAND ‘HAPPY BANANAS’ TO TURKEY…

Ankara… Smart agriculture investor Pioneering Ventures establishes subsidiary to enter Turkish market… Pioneering Ventures, a Swiss-Indian food and technology platform company, is entering Turkish market with its subsidiary DistriCo Anatolia. Adopting technology-based agriculture such as hydroponic farming and smart greenhouses, the company’s newly-established affiliate DistriCo Anatolia will introduce its flagship …

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TURKISH JAM AND MARMALADE MANUFACTURERS EXPORT TO 135 COUNTRIES…

Jelly and marmalade manufacturers made export to 135 countries in January-October period in Turkey. According to the information compiled from the records of Uludağ Exporters’ Associations (UİB), a foreign currency income of 36 million 818 thousand dollars was obtained in 10 months from the export made to 135 countries in …

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TURKISH CHOCOLATE MAKER ALTINMARKA GETS A LOAN OF 11 MILLION EUROS FROM EBRD AND TSKB…

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB) on Wednesday jointly extended a loan of 11 million euros (nearly $13 million) to Turkish chocolate maker Altınmarka to finance growing demand for its products. The loan will finance the company’s increased working capital …

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COFFEE COMES FROM BATEM!

Coffee will not come from Yemen, but from BATEM! The West Mediterranean Agricultural Research Institute, which accelerates domestic and national coffee production activities, aims to create a brand with the slogan “Coffee comes from BATEM”. The West Mediterranean Agricultural Research Institute (BATEM), situated in Antalya province, which has accelerated its …

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“DEMAND FOR HEALTHY FOOD INCREASES”

Cahit Doğan Yağcı: “The demand for healthy food has increased” Expressing that the Covid-19 epidemic reveals the fact that agriculture is important, Aegean Furniture, Paper and Forestry Products Exporters’ Association Chairman Cahit Doğan Yağcı said, “Sustainability is essential for healthy products. Cahit Doğan Yağcı stated, “As the environment gets dirty, …

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FOOD PRICE INCREASES MEAN MORE EXPENSES FOR FOOD BANKS…

Dear Partner –As lockdowns loosen, the economic devastation caused by COVID-19 remains. In many places, people are now paying significantly more for food due to supply chain disruptions caused by the pandemic. This trend, compounded by the steep rise in unemployment worldwide, is making it more difficult for many families to put food on …

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