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TürkÇayDer: Tea culture, as a symbolic part of common life and hospitality

Seen as world’s most-consumed drink after water, tea is national drink of Türkiye, in the home, office and out shopping. ISTANBUL… Enjoying a glass of tea is an indelible part of Turkish culture, as whether at home, in the office or even during shopping, hot glasses of the traditional brew …

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Burdur’s Poppy Halva receives ‘Geographical Indication Registration Certificate’

Upon the application made by Burdur Chamber of Commerce, poppy halva, which received a geographical indication registration certificate, became the 14th product to be registered in the province. Türker Öksüz Governor Türker Öksüz stated that the economy of the province is based on agriculture and animal husbandry and said that …

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Consumers cutting back spending on restaurants!

Consumers are cutting back spending on dining out or are opting for more budget-friendly restaurant options, says Kaya Demirer, the president of the Tourism Restaurant Investors and Gastronomy Enterprises Association (TURYİD). Kaya Demirer High prices charged at restaurants and cafes have been a hotly debated issue among consumers for some time as rampant inflation …

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European Union prepares to register Turkish döner!

The announcement of Türkiye’s application to the European Union (EU) to register döner, one of the first flavours that comes to mind when it comes to Turkish cuisine, as a “traditional product name” was published in the EU Official Journal. In the announcement, it is stated that döner is made …

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Turkish coffee exports tripled over 5 years…

57.4 million dollars worth of coffee exported in 2023, with Syria, Belarus, and Russia being top importers, according to country’s statistical bureau… ANKARA… Türkiye exported 800,600 tonnes of coffee to 146 countries last year, generating 57.4 million dollars in revenue, as exports of the commodity tripled over the last five …

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Antalya celebrates its oranges with 101 traditional dishes…

In a flavourful celebration of Antalya‘s renowned citrus produce, chefs showcased the versatility of the Finike district’s oranges in 101 traditional dishes, with the surprising yet delectable combination of oranges with Adana kebab and pide stealing the show. The southern province has showcased its prowess in culinary innovation. In a bid to bolster the …

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Kazım Gürel: We continue to introduce Turkish cuisine to the world thanks to the Turkish Tastes Project

Press release… Kazım Gürel, Turkish Tastes Ambassador Kazım Gürel, Board Member of Aegean Furniture, Paper and Forestry Products Exporters’ Association, said that since 2019, they have set out with a long-term vision that contributes to all the stakeholders within the scope of their project. “We have created a great community …

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Hafız Mustafa brings ‘BBC Good Food Award’ to Türkiye!

Bringing the unique flavours of Türkiye to visitors from all over the world, Hafız Mustafa was awarded the internationally prestigious BBC Good Food award. The brand collected the most votes in the dessert category in the awards, which were organised for the 14th time this year, where the best food …

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EZINE CHEESE RECEIVES THE FIRST GI CERTIFICATION IN TURKIYE FROM THE EU!

The renowned Ezine cheese, crafted from the milk of sheep, goats and cows grazing at the foothills of Mount Ida (Kaz Dağları), has achieved a remarkable milestone by becoming the first cheese in Türkiye to receive a geographical indication certification from the EU. The secret behind the globally acclaimed Ezine cheese …

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TURKISH OLIVE CULTIVATION SECURES SPOT ON UNESCO LIST…

Türkiye’s tradition of olive cultivation has been officially recognized and included in UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage list, according to a statement from Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy. The minister, sharing the news on social media platform X on Dec. 5, revealed that the latest UNESCO meeting in Botswana’s Kasane town extensively …

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