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Poultry, milk production soar in March…

The output of both poultry, milk and milk products soared in March compared with the same month of last year, according to the data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK). Chicken meat production rose by 2.7 percent year-on-year to 205,000 tonnes, while turkey meat output showed an annual rise of 16.9 percent to …

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Funda Baltalı: Demand for goat milk soars

Press release… Stating that they completed 2023 quite well, Baltalı Gıda (Baltalı Food) founder Funda Özer Baltalı said that as Baltalı Gıda, they realised a turnover of 50 million TL in 2023 and invested in the SPP project. Funda Özer Baltalı Baltalı Gıda Founder Funda Özer Baltalı, highlighting that it …

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New butter decision from the Ministry; it will be at least 82 percent!

New criteria are planned to be introduced to prevent counterfeiting and adulteration in butter. According to the draft, the milk fat ratio of butter without added salt will be at least 82 percent. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry prepared the ‘Turkish Food Codex Draft Communiqué on Butter and Clarified …

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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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Türkiye collected 10.2M tonnes of cow milk in 2023…

Cow milk production up 4.8% in 12-month period, according to Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat)… ISTANBUL… Türkiye collected 10.2 million tonnes of cow milk in 2023, the country’s statistical authority announced on Wednesday.
 Cow milk production rose 4.8% year-on-year last January-December, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat). In the 12-month …

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The future of the dairy industry lies in regenerative agricultural practices…

Some milk producers abroad are updating their existing sustainability initiatives with the vision of following the Regenerative movement, which means the conscious consumption of sustainably produced food products. For this, regenerative practices that support animal and soil health are being utilised. This transformation in the dairy sector is an important …

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Tevfik Keskin: Milk producers bear brunt of low prices, this is not sustainable!

The National Milk Council (USK – NMC) determined the raw milk recommendation price to be 13.5 liras for the producer. Milk producers reacted to the decision. Tevfik Keskin Tevfik Keskin, President of the Central Union of Türkiye Milk Producers, said, “The raw milk price was already 12.5 liras. Only 1 …

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Milk production was up in January-November 2023…

Türkiye’s chicken meat production was down 3.9 percent to 2.13 million tonnes in January-November 2023 from a year ago, while milk output soared 4.3 percent in the same period, the data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) have shown. The number of chickens slaughtered declined by 6.2 percent to 1.16 billion in the first 11 months …

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Tevfik Keskin: Cow slaughter will accelerate if raw milk price is not updated!

Tevfik Keskin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Central Union of Milk Producers of Türkiye (SÜTBİR), made a written statement regarding the milk prices on the agenda of milk producers. Stating that according to their calculations, the cost of raw milk production is 12.43 liras and the producer …

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