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Hüseyin Demir: Pınar Meat ensures food safety of today and the future with sustainable production approach

Press release… Investment of 128.7 million TL from Pınar Meat, Export to 30 Countries… Pınar Meat (Pınar Et), operates in Izmir province, which introduced the food sector in Türkiye with firsts and added value to the country with its presence in domestic and foreign markets, invested 128.7 million liras in …

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Alper Alhat: Liquid oils that resemble olive oil with flavouring will end olive agriculture

Press release… Aegean province of Manisa’s Akhisar district Commodity Exchange Chairman Alper Alhat said that olive agriculture is facing a great danger! Alper Alhat Pointing out that liquid oils that resemble olive oil with flavouring harm producers and consumers, Alhat said, “Unfortunately, we have known for a long time 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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Crowded population of Egypt signals a spike in cereals and pulses exports…

For Egypt, whose economy was shaken by geopolitical conflicts, it is possible to talk about a calmer environment in recent years. In addition to the re-stabilisation of the country, Egypt’s dense population signals more exports in cereals and pulses. It is necessary to accelerate commercial contacts in the field of …

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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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Dr. Nazimi Açıkgöz; Mushroom Economy

Although fungi are among vegetables in terms of our food, they are not in the animal or plant kingdom. They are a primitive group of living organisms that do not have organs such as true roots, stems, leaves and flowers and lack chlorophyll, that is, they cannot photosynthesise. These naturally …

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Sugars; the downward trend continues!

The USDA has released its latest data on sugar production and the 20-year downward trend continues. The chart is based on data from the USDA Economic Research Service’s (ERS) Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System… Availability means total amount produced, less exports, plus imports; it is a proxy for consumption (but undoubtedly higher than …

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Interest in plant-based foods on the rise!

Consumer perception research on plant-based foods conducted in 7 countries, including Türkiye, revealed that 58% of consumers consume plant-based foods at least twice a week. The plant-based food market in Europe increased its total sales value to 5.7 billion Euros in 2022. Plant-based milk alternatives, which account for 38 per …

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Food waste is not just a ‘rich country’ problem!

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Food Waste Index 2024 report revealed that while 783 million people grappled with hunger in 2022, more than 1 billion meals a day were wasted worldwide. According to the Food Waste Index 2024 report published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on the occasion of …

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UN Report: More than 1 billion meals are wasted every day!

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Food Waste Index 2024 report revealed that while 783 million people grappled with hunger in 2022, more than 1 billion meals a day were wasted worldwide. According to the Food Waste Index 2024 report published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on the occasion of …

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