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“At this rate, it seems that salmon exports will overtake hazelnuts”

Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan, Vice President of the Eastern Black Sea Exporters Association (DKİB), stated that salmon export figures compete with hazelnut export figures. “Salmon has become a new alternative product to hazelnut in the Eastern Black Sea Region. Salmon started to compete with hazelnut in terms of income. At this …

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Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan: We have achieved a good momentum in the export of Black Sea salmon

In the exports of Turkish salmon grown in the Black Sea in January and February of this year, a spike of 289 per cent compared to the same period last year, an increase of 70 thousand 614 dollars in foreign currency inflow was achieved, while this figure was recorded as …

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Siska Pottie: We experience a transformation in plant-based foods in the international arena

More than half of consumers increased their plant-based consumption… The International Plant-Based Foods Working Group (IPBFWG), which conducted consumer perception research in 7 countries, including Türkiye, reveals data supporting the gradual development of consumption habits regarding plant-based foods. The study, which was conducted in October 2023 with over 3,500 participants …

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Ender Yorgancılar: The strategic importance of agricultural production enhances

Press release… Pointing out that production in the agricultural sector has declined by an average of 7 per thousand in the last three years, Chairman of Aegean Region Chamber of Industry (EBSO) Ender Yorgancılar said that the industrial sector is also negatively affected by these developments in the agricultural sector. …

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Global food prices up after 7-month downward trend!

Vegetable oils, dairy products, meat prices drive higher food prices… The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) food price index rose 1.3 points, or 1.1%, to 118.3 points in March compared to February, soaring for the first time after a seven-month of downward trend. According to the FAO’s press release …

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“Türkiye’s exports in this field will be doubled by fulfilling the necessary conditions in milk”

National Milk Council (USK) Research and Advisory Board Member Professor Dr. Nevzat Artık stated that the Raw Milk Action Plan carried out by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry will boost the share of dairy exports. “Contribution to the export target of 500 billion dollars” Pointing out that the quality …

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Raw Milk Action Plan…

The Raw Milk Action Plan, which is designed as a comprehensive strategy aiming to strengthen the livestock sector, ensure market stability and maintain sustainability in milk production, aims to determine the future road map of the sector. The Raw Milk Action Plan, which aims to identify solutions by addressing the …

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Dr. Nevzat Artık: Raw Milk Action Plan will boost the share of dairy exports

National Milk Council (USK) Research and Advisory Board Member Professor Dr. Nevzat Artık stated that the Raw Milk Action Plan carried out by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry will boost the share of dairy exports. Dr. Nevzat Artık Dr. Artık said that Türkiye is an important country in terms …

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Richer countries often use much of their crops for animal feed and biofuels!

Richer countries tend to use less of their crops for human food, and more for animal feed and biofuels. This is what the chart shows: in several countries, less than a quarter of cereals are used for direct consumption as human food. In poorer countries, supplies are tighter and they …

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Gürdoğan: We export anchovies as canned instead of sorted

In the January-February period of this year, 577 thousand 463 kilograms of anchovy made exports to 18 countries, Türkiye provided 2 million 119 thousand 896 dollars in foreign currency. Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan, Vice President of the Eastern Black Sea Exporters Association (DKİB), said, “We were sending anchovies as sorted and …

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