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Yalova Chestnut Honey receives geographical indication…

As a result of the application made by Yalova Beekeepers’ Association, Yalova chestnut honey became the 28th type of honey to receive a geographical indication in Türkiye. Information was given about the features and production conditions of Yalova chestnut honey. Yalova (a north western province of Türkiye) chestnut honey, which …

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BARIS SAYLAK: MUGLA PROVINCE BREAKS EXPORT RECORDS IN AGRIFOOD

Press release… Organised by Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EIB) and Economy Newspaper, “Aegean Export Meetings – Muğla” event was held in the meeting hall of Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry. Provincial Director of Agriculture and Forestry Barış Saylak, who hosted the meeting that brought together the export giants of the …

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‘CLIMATE CHANGE AND BEEKEPING PROJECT’ FROM MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE…

The General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies (TAGEM) has launched a project to determine how climate change, which affects the country in many ways, will shape the future of beekeeping. TAGEM within the Ministry, upon the request of the General Directorate of Livestock, also under the Ministry, initiated a …

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GURDOGAN: TURKIYE EXPORTED OVER 5 THOUSAND TONNES OF HONEY IN SIX MONTHS

According to the information compiled from the data of the Eastern Black Sea Exporters’ Association (DKİB), 6-month honey export of Türkiye, which has a suitable climate for beekeeping, was recorded as 5 thousand 119 tonnes. A revenue of 16 million 804 thousand 88 dollars was obtained from this export. During …

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TIPS AND FUN FACTS ABOUT TURKISH HONEY IN HONOUR OF WORLD BEE DAY…

A bee on a white flower in the forest, in Uzungöl, Trabzon, Türkiye. (Shutterstock Photo) May 20 is celebrated across the globe as the United Nations World Bee Day to promote and be mindful of how much bees and other pollinators contribute to our very existence… Ever since 2017, May …

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WE HAVE SO MUCH TO THANK BEES FOR!

Bees provide us with a huge range of products, whether via pollination services or directly from the hive. In fact, you might be surprised by how many products bees have a hand in creating. As well as honey, some of the most well-known hive products include: Wax Produced by worker …

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NEARLY HALF OF ALL EU HONEY IMPORTS LIKELY FRAUDULENT!

A significant proportion of honey imported into the EU is suspected to be fraudulently adulterated with added syrups, according to a new Commission-led analysis, marking a substantial increase from previous years.  As it stands, the EU does not produce enough honey to meet demand and imports some 40% from third …

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MINISTRY ESTABLISHES 733 HONEY FORESTS IN 79 REGIONS!

Establishing 733 honey forests in 79 out of 81 provinces, the Agriculture and Forestry Ministry is aiming to increase this figure to 790 by the end of 2023, stating that Türkiye ranks second in the world in honey production. Vahit Kirişçi In the statement made by the ministry to daily Hürriyet, it noted that …

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SAFFET KALYONCU: TURKISH HONEY EXPORTS WILL MEET OUR YEAR-END EXPECTATIONS

In the January-November period of the year, 41 million 503 thousand dollars worth of honey was exported to 59 countries from Türkiye. Eastern Black Sea Exporters’ Association (DKİB) Chairman of the Board Saffet Kalyoncu told Anadolu Agency (AA) that 15,564 tonnes of honey was exported from the country in 11 …

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AEGEAN EXPORTERS REACH 6.6 BILLION DOLLARS IN AGRICULTURE!

Press release… Aegean exporters introduced Turkish agriculture to 39 countries at Halal Expo… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EIB), which is at the peak of agricultural exports in Türkiye, ramped up its agricultural exports by 17 percent to 6.6 billion dollars in the last one-year period. Aegean Exporters’ Associations, which introduced Turkish …

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