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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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WE DRINK TURKISH COFFEE FOR ‘PLEASURE’!

We drink Turkish Coffee for ‘pleasure’! 55 percent of the participants in a survey conducted on 5 December World Turkish Coffee Day answered the question “What does Turkish coffee mean to you?” with “pleasure”, followed by relaxation with 28 percent and mutual conversation with 17 percent. A famous coffee store …

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‘BALIKESIR, CITY OF BREAD’ CHOSEN ‘BEST IN THE WORLD’

Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality won the first prize with its book “Balıkesir, City of Bread” at the international cookbook competition “Gourmand Awards” held in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. The book won the right to be published with the “Best in the World” label. Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality appeared on the …

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EBRU BAYBARA DEMIR BRINGS THE NOBEL GASTRONOMY TO TURKIYE!

Turkish chef Ebru Baybara Demir received the Basque Culinary World Prize 2023 award, which is called the ‘Nobel of the gastronomy world’, at a ceremony held in Spain. Demir was awarded for her significant contributions to gastronomy in the fields of cultural integration, social development and biodiversity through her expertise …

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KAZIM GUREL: WE HAVE CREATED A FOUR-YEAR PROMOTION STRATEGY FOR USA MARKET

Press release… The “Turkish Tastes-TURQUALITY Project”, supported by the Ministry of Trade with the participation of 6 food exporters’ associations under the roof of Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EIB), which aims to make Turkish food products more preferred in the USA, the world’s largest food importer with an annual food import …

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TURKIYE’S LOCAL VALUES STAND OUT IN THE EU…

Press release… Gaziantep baklava, Aydın fig, Aydın chestnut, Malatya apricot, Milas olive oil, Bayramiç white, Taşköprü garlic, Giresun plump hazelnut, Antakya künefesi, Suruç pomegranate, Çağlayancerit walnut, Gemlik olive, Edremit olive oil and Milas oil olive brought Türkiye’s total number of geographical indication registrations in the EU to 14. Gemlik olive …

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“TURKISH FOOD PRODUCTS CAN BE USED TO MAKE DISHES OF ALL WORLD CUISINES”

Press release… US Chef Reimund Pitz: Turkish food products can be used to make dishes of all world cuisines The “Turkish Tastes-TURQUALITY Project”, supported by the Ministry of Trade with the participation of 6 food exporter associations under the roof of the Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EIB), which aims to make …

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