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British people prefer Turkish raisin cake for afternoon tea…

Press release… Exports of Sultana raisins, one of Türkiye’s leading export products in food products, soared by 29 per cent on a foreign currency basis in the 2023/24 season. In the 2023/24 seedless raisin export season, which started on 1 September 2023, Türkiye exported the highest amount of raisins to …

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Yıldıray Gençer: Tomato price could jump to 250 liras if the production carried out only with ancestral seeds!

Yıldıray Gençer, Head of the Sub-Union of the Seed Industrialists and Producers (TSÜAB), said that as seed industrialists, they give great support to local varieties, but warned that if the entire production is carried out with ancestral seeds with low productivity, tomato, which is 50 liras today, could jump to …

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Ömer Celal Umur: Tobacco production in Russia and Ukraine may shift to Türkiye

Press release… Ömer Celal Umur, Chairman of the Aegean Tobacco Exporters’ Association, stated that there are hints that the Russia-Ukraine war in Türkiye’s close geography will have positive reflections on the country’s exports of tobacco products. Ömer Celal Umur Emphasizin that some of the productions in Russia and Ukraine may …

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Mehmet Ali Işık: We are targeting 500 million dollars in exports of seedless raisin

Press release… Mehmet Ali Işık, Head of the Aegean Dried Fruits and Products Exporters’ Association, reported that Türkiye’s seedless raisin yield decreased by 22 percent to 246 thousand tonnes in the 2023/24 season. Mehmet Ali Işık Mehmet Ali Işık noted that despite the 22 percent decrease in the seedless raisin …

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Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan: We have achieved a good momentum in the export of Black Sea salmon

In the exports of Turkish salmon grown in the Black Sea in January and February of this year, a spike of 289 per cent compared to the same period last year, an increase of 70 thousand 614 dollars in foreign currency inflow was achieved, while this figure was recorded as …

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Danger from TRNC in citrus!

Turkish citrus sector, which ranks eighth in the world with an annual production of 4.7 million tonnes and exports 1 billion 112 million dollars to the world in 2023, demanded a total struggle to prevent the Psyllidi (Greening) disease seen in citrus gardens and artichoke fields in the Turkish Republic …

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First harvest starts in Adana; 300 thousand tonnes yield expected

Harvesting has started in Adana, where Türkiye’s earliest potatoes are grown… Early potato harvest started in Eastern Mediterranean province of Adana, one of the most important agricultural production centres of Türkiye. The workers who came to the fields from the early hours of the morning cleaned the potatoes from the …

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Muhammet Öztürk: Sesame stands out as a new export item for Türkiye

Press release… Sesame, which adds flavour to a wide range of food products from bagels to chicken dishes, salads to breads, tahini to pastries, cookies to Ramadan pita bread, stands out as an important export item for Türkiye. Muhammet Öztürk While Türkiye exported 19.6 million dollars of sesame in the …

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Siska Pottie: We experience a transformation in plant-based foods in the international arena

More than half of consumers increased their plant-based consumption… The International Plant-Based Foods Working Group (IPBFWG), which conducted consumer perception research in 7 countries, including Türkiye, reveals data supporting the gradual development of consumption habits regarding plant-based foods. The study, which was conducted in October 2023 with over 3,500 participants …

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Ender Yorgancılar: The strategic importance of agricultural production enhances

Press release… Pointing out that production in the agricultural sector has declined by an average of 7 per thousand in the last three years, Chairman of Aegean Region Chamber of Industry (EBSO) Ender Yorgancılar said that the industrial sector is also negatively affected by these developments in the agricultural sector. …

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