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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION REGARDING HELLIM CHEESE…

Stakeholders in the famous hellim (halloumi in Greek) cheese sector in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’ (TRNC) have written an open letter to the European Commission Structural Reform Support Director General Mario Nava regarding the protected designations of origin (PDO) process of the cheese. They said the proposed laws …

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“NO BENEFIT IN GIVING AUTHORITY TO ORGANIZATIONS UNDULY IN MILK INDUSTRY”

Turkey Milk Producers’ Association Chairperson Tevfik Keskin said that there is no benefit in giving authority to organizations unduly which does not provide any contribution to both milk producers, consumers and the government. Stating that such a situation would cause disorganization and harm, Keskin said, “Milk producer associations should be …

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NEŞE BİBER: TURKEY’S CHEESE DIVERSITY MORE THAN KNOWN

Turkey’s position in global cheese market does not reflect its actual potential, says researcher… İstanbul… Most studies place the types of cheese produced in Turkey at around 200, but given that the concept of milk processing originated in this region, the number is probably somewhere near 300, according to an …

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BEDRİ GİRİT: THE RISE IN DAIRY EXPORTS TO CHINA CONTINUES

Press release… China, the new owner of the summit in Turkish dairy exports The Turkish dairy industry carried has China to the top of the list of countries to which it exports the most, with exports of $ 9.3 million in the January – February period of 2021. The industry …

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DR. FERHAN SAVRAN: PANDEMIC INCREASES THE INTEREST IN OVINE’S MILK

Press release… Savran: “The raiser cannot earn money below these prices” Çanakkale Sheep and Goat Breeders Provincial Association announced the recommended price for sheep and goat milk for 2021. Considering the data from 7 thousand members, Çanakkale Breeders’ Association calculated the cost of sheep and goat milk in its report. …

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TURKEY COLLECTS OVER 9.8 MILLION TONNES OF COW MILK IN 2020…

In January-December, cow milk production rises 3.5% y-o-y, dairy products exports up… Turkey collected over 9.8 million tons of cow milk in 2020, the country’s statistical authority announced on Thursday. Cow milk production increased by 3.5% year-on-year in the January-December period, TurkStat said in a statement. During the same period, …

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QUALITY-BASED RAW MILK PRICING MODEL SHOULD BE REQUIRED!

National Milk Council (USK) executives who visited Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli demanded that the raw milk recommendation price to be determined under the umbrella of USK, as in previous periods. USK executives also stated that a quality-based raw milk pricing model should be implemented. President of the …

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MUTLU DOĞRU: MILK COSTS INCREASED BY 50 PERCENT IN AVERAGE

Stating that milk costs have increased between 40 percent and 55 percent in the last year, Mutlu Doğru, Adana Farmers Association Chairman, emphasized that although the costs were transparently announced by the National Milk Council (USK), this has been ignored. Doğru said, “There are Turkish Grain Board (TMO) and Meat …

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CHEESE WORKSHOP TO START IN ANTALYA NEXT WEEK…

The distance education programme, which was initiated by the Antalya Commodity Exchange (ATB) and Antalya Agriculture and Forestry Directorate in order to continue agricultural education during the pandemic period, continues with the Cheese Workshop. Öznur Apaydın Arıkan The Cheese Workshop, which is planned free of charge online, will be held …

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MUTLU DOĞRU: MILK PRICE SHOULD BE AT LEAST 3.5 LIRAS

Adana Farmers Association President Mutlu Doğru said that new milk price would not prevent cows from slaughtering! Doğru said, “It should have been at least 3.5 TL.” Reminding that the only product whose price has not changed despite the increase in all inputs since November 2019 is raw milk, Doğru …

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