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Emre Uygun: UK is a target market for the Turkish olive and olive oil sector

Press release… The UK and Türkiye announced that they will start negotiations for a new Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Ben Aldred, Deputy Undersecretary for Trade at the British Consulate General, Ilaria Regondi, Chief Negotiator for the Türkiye-UK Free Trade Agreement, and Harriet Ackland, Policy and Strategy Leader for the Türkiye-UK …

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Happy International Tea Day 21 May!

Why drink tea? Tea is a beverage made from the Camellia sinesis plant. Tea is the world’s most consumed drink, after water. It is believed that tea originated in northeast India, north Myanmar and southwest China, but the exact place where the plant first grew is not known. Tea has been with …

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Alper Alhat: Liquid oils that resemble olive oil with flavouring will end olive agriculture

Press release… Aegean province of Manisa’s Akhisar district Commodity Exchange Chairman Alper Alhat said that olive agriculture is facing a great danger! Alper Alhat Pointing out that liquid oils that resemble olive oil with flavouring harm producers and consumers, Alhat said, “Unfortunately, we have known for a long time that …

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Global dried fruit industry leaders come together in Canada…

Press release… The largest organisation of the world dried and shelled fruit sector took place in Canada… Industry leaders in the dried fruit industry from more than 60 countries gathered in Canada… The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC), the highest consultation platform for dried fruits and nuts worldwide, …

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What is heatflation? How does it affect the food industry?

Everyone is familiar with the word inflation. Shrinkflation (companies reducing the quantity of certain products) is also a term we have heard frequently recently. But have you heard of Heatflation? What is heat inflation? Climate change and the resulting hot weather and extreme climatic events directly affect agricultural activities. As …

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“The cost of a kilogram of honey to the producer is not less than 200 TL!”

Beekeepers in Mediterranean coastal province of Mersin, where honey production has started, draw attention to the products produced with glucose and aromatic substances, emphasised that the cost of real honey is 200 TL and that no product sold below 300 TL is honey and warned the citizens. Adem Kurt In …

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We celebrate all our farmers “World Farmers’ Day“

International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP) in accordance with the decision taken during general board meeting held on 14 May 1984 declared the 14 of May as World Farmers Day in order to remind the importance of farming profession and  revive the farmers’ problems all over the world. In this …

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Türkiye to expand fishing horizons with new deals…

The Agriculture and Forestry Ministry aims to increase the catches of Turkish vessels and obtain new fishing grounds, especially in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, by completing fisheries agreements with 12 African countries and continuing negotiations with 15 more countries. The ministry is actively negotiating fisheries partnerships with Gabon, Djibouti, …

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“We target 300 million dollars from cherry exports”

Press release… Young entrepreneurs energised the cherry harvest festival… The Manisa-Izmir line, which produces the first cherries of the Northern Hemisphere, is experiencing cherry harvest enthusiasm. With more than 60 thousand tonnes of cherries, Izmir’s Kemalpaşa district is one of the most important cherry production centres in Türkiye and the …

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Yumaklı: Türkiye Beekeeping Map updated, accordingly we have 9.2 million hives

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Yumaklı announced that Türkiye Beekeeping Map has been updated with 2023 data and new geographically labelled honeys and provinces producing breeder queen bees have been added. İbrahim Yumaklı Yumaklı stated that Türkiye Beekeeping Map has been updated with 2023 data and said, “According to the …

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