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İSA COŞKUN: EXPORT OF TURKIYE’S MILK AND DAIRY PRODUCTS REACHES 500 MILLION DOLLARS…

Turkiye’s milk and dairy products exports reached 500 million dollars! İsa Coşkun, Chairperson of Turkiye Milk, Meat, Food Industrialists and Producers’ Association (SETBIR), which carries out the EU-supported “Milk is Valuable” project, said that in 2021, 233 thousand tonnes of milk and dairy products were exported for 487 million dollars. …

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İBRAHİM AFYON: EGG PRODUCERS CAN NOT FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL!

Stating that egg producers are going through difficult times due to the increase in input costs, Turkish Egg Producers’ Association (YUM-BIR) Chairperson İbrahim Afyon said, “If this continues, we will face undesirable results such as the closure of businesses and the slaughter of chickens. Feed support or direct support should …

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BUTTER AND YOGHURT PRODUCTION INCREASES; DRINKING MILK PRODUCTION DECREASES IN MARCH…

Butter production in Turkiye increased by 49.6 percent in March and drinks made of yoghurt (ayran) production increased by 18.8 percent, according to official data. The Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) announced yesterday that yoghurt production also increased by 6.6 percent in March compared to the previous month. On the other hand, drinking milk …

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EUROPEAN FARMERS TURN ON PRODUCING BIOGAS TO OFFSET RUSSIAN ENERGY…

Farmers in the lush fields southwest of Paris are joining Europe’s fight to wean itself off Russian energy over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. They’ll soon turn on the tap of a new facility where crops and agricultural waste are mashed up and fermented to produce “biogas.” It’s among energy solutions …

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NATIONAL DAIRY COUNCIL UPDATES RAW MILK PRICES!

The Turkish National Dairy Council (USK), which has determined the raw milk recommendation sales price to be 5.70 TL/Liter with an increase of 21 percent, effective from April 1, has updated the chilled raw milk recommendation sales price to 7.50 TL/liter, excluding raw milk support premium, to be effective as …

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ALPER KALAYCI: TURKIYE’S POTENTIAL IN BIOMASS IS AT LEAST 5 TIMES MORE THAN THE PERFORMANCE

Press release… The installed power level of Biomass Power Plants (BES), whose number is increasing rapidly in Turkiye’s renewable and clean energy sources, has reached the level of 2 thousand 100 Megawatts (MW). While BESs are producing in 73 of 81 cities across Turkiye, the installed power has doubled in …

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“WE NEITHER DRAMATISE NOR MINIMISE THE SITUATION!”

Press release… EU and world food security: Neither dramatising nor minimising! Copa and Cogeca held their presidency meetings this week in Brussels. Speakers from the Commission, the FAO and UNAF analysed the complexity of the Ukrainian, European and global agri-food situation. These exchanges were at odds with the stances taken …

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BEKİR BAŞEVİRGEN: DAIRY PRICES WILL BE HIKED AT LEAST 40 PERCENT

Press release… Republican People’s Party (CHP) Manisa Deputy and Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Affairs Commission Member Bekir Başevirgen said that things are not going well in the livestock sector and that even worse days are waiting for the sector. Başevirgen said, “Our producers are being swept away in the loan-debt-execution …

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PINAR MILK GROWS BY 32.2 PCT IN 2021…

Press release… Pınar Milk (Süt) grew by 32.2% in 2021 and reached a turnover of 2.7 billion TL… Undertaking the mission of raising healthy generations by delivering milk, which is one of the basic nutrients, to our children in its most natural form, Pınar Milk (Süt) has been adding value …

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UKRAINE 2022 SPRING SOWING 20 PERCENT COMPLETE!

Ukrainian farmers have sown 2.5 million hectares of spring crops so far in 2022, 20% of the expected area, the agriculture ministry said on Thursday, adding that areas of intense conflict could see a drop of 70% of the sowing area. Ukraine has said the 2022 spring sowing area could …

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