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SİNAN KIZILTAN: UN’S DECISION IS A SOURCE OF MOTIVATION IN TERMS OF OUR FISHERY EXPORTS

Press release… United Nations declared 2022 the International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture… Omega-3 rich fish strengthens the immune system. Fish is an antidote to the Covid-19 virus. While the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends fish consumption 2-3 meals a week to increase its consumption worldwide, the United Nations …

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ÖDEMİŞ MEATBALLS REGISTERED; A TRADITIONAL TASTE OF THE REGION

A geographical indication registration certificate was issued by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office for Ödemiş (a district of İzmir) Meatballs with plenty of butter, made from semolina and veal. Organized in cooperation with the Antalya Commodity Exchange (ATB) and Antalya Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry, “What is Your Place …

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“HAFIZ MUSTAFA WAS TRADITIONAL YET INNOVATIVE”

Hafız Mustafa, one of Istanbul’s most famous confectioneries, continues its world-famous Turkish delight tradition with its 157-year-old recipe. The sweetshop was established in 1864 by İsmail Hakkı Bey in the Bahçekapı neighborhood of Istanbul’s Fatih district, where he started to make rock candy. It swiftly became famous for its various kind of …

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The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2022 the International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture (IYAFA 2022). FAO is the lead agency for celebrating the Year in collaboration with other relevant organizations and bodies of the United Nations system. IYAFA 2022 is an important recognition of the millions of …

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FAO CELEBRATES CHILDREN’S DAY IN TURKEY!

Press release… FAO celebrates Children’s Day in Turkey by releasing educational material to reduce food waste… The teaching manual aims to educate young consumers to reduce food waste at early age… 23 April 2021, Ankara, Turkey –   Consumer behaviour is still one of the underlying drivers of food waste globally, making it imperative to …

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FREE FISH CAMPAIGN TO CHANGE MAURITANIANS’ FOOD HABIT!

Fish-rich Mauritania pushes to convince citizens to add fish to their daily meals… NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania Although Mauritania has many fish-rich ocean coasts with a variety of high-quality fish types and their prices are affordable, most Mauritanians do not favor eating fish and prefer to consume red meat instead. Fish consumption …

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“MINIMAL REDUCTION IN FOOD WASTE CAN SAVE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS”

Ankara… Food banking will be one of the most effective weapons in preventing food waste in Turkey, the country’s forestry and agriculture minister said on Tuesday. “It is our duty to identify deficiencies and improve the food banking system. The responsibility of the municipalities is to encourage the use of …

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SAVE YOUR FOOD CAMPAIGN CALLS FOR STRONGER PARTNERSHIP AMONG MUNICIPALITIES ON FOOD BANKING…

News release… As part of the SAVE YOUR FOOD campaign, the workshop will present recommendations to policy-makers to encourage and facilitate food recovery and redistribution. 20 April 2021, Ankara, Turkey– A workshop held today is promoting food-banking activities and supporting the work of existing food banks operated by municipalities to reduce food …

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İSMET ARAL: WE AIM TO PREVENT 3 BILLION DOLLARS OF FOOD WASTE IN TWO YEARS

Making a statement on food waste, İstanbul Commodity Exchange (İSTİB) Vice Chairman Hakkı İsmet Aral said that they aim to prevent 3 billion dollars of food waste in two years. It began to speed up works against food wastage in Turkey. Stating that Istanbul Commodity Exchange started its studies on …

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“RISING FOOD DEMAND SHOULD NOT BE ABUSED DURING RAMADAN!”

Press release… Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB), since 2007, has been working through so as not be allowed to pre-Ramadan opportunism. During this Ramadan, we will continue to inform the public by following the producer and market prices. It is important to meet the food needs of our citizens …

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