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Number of organic producers in the world exceeds 4.5 million…

Press release… Thirty-seven companies from Türkiye exhibited their products within the scope of green agriculture and competitive price vision at the Nuremberg Organic Food Fair (BioFach), which is described as “the world’s largest organic food fair”. The Turkish organic sector showed suppliers from all over the world that it is …

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Veysel Memiş: It is essential to fallow agricultural lands by cultivating pulses

Press release… Veysel Memiş, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mediterranean Cereals, Pulses, Oil Seeds and Products Exporters’ Association (AHBİB), stated that in Türkiye, where pulses production is limited to 1.2 million tonnes, exporter companies with a processing capacity of 4 million tonnes are experiencing a shortage of …

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Lemon-flavoured sauce to be banned in order to safeguard consumer health…

In a move to enhance consumer protection, the Agriculture and Forestry Ministry has introduced measures to prohibit the production of sauce artificially flavoured with lemon aroma in the domestic market. Selim Kaplan Selim Kaplan, head of Food Enterprises and Codex Department, at the Agriculture and Forestry Ministry, elaborated on the decision, …

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Ultra-processed foods; here’s what the evidence says about them

January 15, 2024 The perils of ultra-processed foods received widespread coverage in recent months – thanks in no small part to the publication and promotion of TV presenter and doctor of virology Chris Van Tulleken’s book Ultra-Processed People. Ultra-processed foods, in short, are commercially manufactured food products that include ingredients …

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İbrahim Yumaklı: Artificial meat is not on our agenda!

Agriculture and Forestry Minister İbrahim Yumaklı has denied allegations that the ministry has authorized artificial meat. İbrahim Yumaklı “Artificial meat has never been on the agenda of our ministry and never will be. There is no talk of allowing the production of artificial meat. There will not be any legislative work on this issue,” …

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What food and drink is good for your memory?

10 NOVEMBER 2022… Your friend’s address. A family holiday as a child. The name of that lady you see at work every day. Memory is our ability to recall information from the recent or distant past. But can what we eat affect how well it works? Kimberley Wilson, a psychologist …

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Charles Brand; Four roadmaps for food systems transformation!

Announcing a detailed plan for the transformation of food systems in the framework of the Food, Agriculture and Water Day of the Climate Change Conference (COP28) organised by the UN in Dubai, Tetra Pak has identified four key roadmaps. According to the brand, food value chains are the second most …

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DELICIOUS TURKEY SPECIAL FOR NEW YEAR’S TABLES FROM PINAR!

Press release… Stating that they are the brand that introduced turkey meat to Türkiye, Pınar Meat, General Manager Hüseyin Demir said that consuming extremely healthy, nutritious and delicious turkey meat both strengthens the immune system and helps protect heart health. Hüseyin Demir While the production and consumption of turkey meat, …

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SOARING OLIVE OIL PRICES IN GREECE MAKE A STAPLE INTO A LUXURY!

Olive oil prices in Greece surge by nearly 70%, pushing past $15 per liter in supermarkets, affecting Mediterranean diets… Olive oil, an essential staple of Greek cuisine and other Mediterranean diets, has become a luxury for many in Greece, due to skyrocketing prices.  A view of olives being washed in …

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GLOBAL SUGAR PRICES HIT BY EL NINO!

El Nino fallout; global sugar prices surge as Asian crops bear brunt Spiraling sugar prices left Ishaq Abdulraheem with fewer choices. Increasing the cost of bread would mean declining sales, so the Nigerian baker settled on cutting his production by half. For scores of other bakers struggling to stay afloat …

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