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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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“WE DON’T AGREE WITH THE EXPORT BAN OF BULK OLIVE OIL”

Press release… Olive oil exporters disagree with the ban on the export of bulk and drum olive oil… Citing the uncertainty caused by the pandemic and the increasing oil demand, the Ministry of Trade banned the export of bulk and barreled olive oil at the request of the Ministry of …

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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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BİROL CELEP: GREEN DEAL IS A NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR TURKEY’S SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Press release… Birol Celep, Chairperson of the Aegean Dried Fruit and Products Exporters’ Association said that a Sustainability Working Group has been established in the Aegean Exporters’ Association (EİB) and underlined the EU’s new carbon tax regulation within the scope of the European Green Deal. Birol Celep, who is also …

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“AYDIN PROVINCE HAS BECOME THE CAPITAL OF AGRICULTURE”

Mehmet Kendirlioğlu, Chairperson of Aydın ​​Chamber of Agriculture said that Aydın is the capital of agriculture with the products grown in the province. Underlining that Aydın, which stands out in agricultural production, provides great income to the country’s economy, Kendirlioğlu said, “Cotton is one of our most important export products …

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DR. MELTEM ONAY; CIRCULAR ECONOMY COMPATIBLE WITH COOPERATIVISM

I think we are a society that loves to use definitions of fashion. You ask why? Let me give an example immediately. A few years ago, we started to use “4.0” in every field right after the concept of “Industry 4.0”, which is also a trend in the world. 4.0 …

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CO-OP UK; TRUST IN CO-OPS IS HIGH!

New survey data released this month reveals that trust in co‑operative businesses is high. Nearly two thirds of consumers (59%) say they trust co‑ops, compared to just 35% for PLCs.[1] This could translate into sales at a time when major high street giants are folding, as nearly half of UK shoppers (49%) say …

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DEMİRTAŞ: AGRICULTURAL EFFICIENCY FALLS AS THE RAIN DECREASES

Turkish Agriculturers’ Association (TZD) Chairman Hüseyin Demirtaş said that, according to last year’s rainfall, it has decreased by 53 percent during this period. Demirtaş said, “Mainly grain crops will suffer from the drought in the first place.” Stating that the grain does not need much water, when there is a …

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THE FOURCE VIRTUAL FOOD EXHIBITION OPENS ITS DOORS TO VISITORS…

Press release… The Fource brings the world food industry together… Organized by the Aegean Exporters’ Associations, The Fource opened its virtual doors to its visitors. All players of the world food industry will come together on The Fource platform, where 53 Turkish food companies open stands. The Fource virtual food …

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