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CUT FLOWER SECTOR AIMS TO REACH 500 MILLION DOLLARS IN EXPORTS…

İsmail Yılmaz, Chairperson of the Ornamental Plants and Products Exporters’ Association, said, “We will achieve 130 million dollars worth of exports at the end of the year. If we have a 3 percent share in the European market, our flower exports might reach 500 million dollars.” İsmail Yılmaz Carnation was …

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CHICKEN LIFE SHORTENS; SO IS IT GENETICS?

Archaeologists have revealed that the lifespan of chickens used to be much longer. But this is not due to genetics. According to researchers, the secret to chickens’ longer lifespans is that they were considered sacred back then. Experts have developed a reliable method for determining the age of chickens that …

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DENİZ ATAÇ: DESERTIFICATION AFFECTS THE LIVES OF 2 BILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE

Desertification affects the lives of approximately 2 billion people worldwide, turning them into “ecological migrants,” according to the head of a nonprofit environmental group. Deniz Ataç – CEO of the Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion for the Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats (TEMA) – said that land …

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MURAT ÖDÜL: WE HAVE PERFORMED A SUCCESS STORY IN FRUIT AND VEGETABLE SECTOR

Press release… Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association (EYMSİB), which has increased its exports by 40 percent since 2018, aims to break a new record by exceeding 1 billion 200 million dollars in 2021. EYMSİB Board of Directors and Supervisory Board members informed the public about the projects they …

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TURKEY WORLD’S LARGEST HAZELNUT, CHERRY, FIG, APRICOT, QUINCE AND POPPY PRODUCER…

Turkey’s agricultural income last year hit $47.5B, up 20% year-on-year… Turkey is the world’s number one producer of hazelnuts, cherries, figs, apricots, quinces, and poppies, according to official Agriculture and Forestry Ministry data. Hazelnut Turkey has reaped the largest agricultural income in the EU for the last decade, and is …

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EXPORT OF DRIED FRUITS TO ASIAN COUNTRIES SURGES!

Press release… Aegean Dried Fruits and Products Exporters’ Association Chairperson Birol Celep said that dried apricot exports reached 258 million dollars with an increase of 13,7 percent, the USA came first in dried apricots and Germany in dried figs. Celep said, “We experienced surges in our traditional markets, 27 percent …

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CHILD LABOUR HITS 160 MILLION ACROSS THE WORLD!

Coronavirus puts 9M additional children at risk of being pushed into workforce by 2022 end, says UN report… The number of children in child labor has climbed to 160 million worldwide, according to a new report by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and UNICEF on Thursday. The figure posted an …

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TURKEY MEETS 7 PERCENT OF EU’S ORGANIC AGRIPRODUCT IMPORTS…

Turkey ranks 18th in world in terms of size of organic agricultural lands, 7th in terms of producers… Turkey meets 7% of the European Union’s organic agriproducts imports emerging as a leader in the sector. Turkey exports 235 different organic agricultural products to foreign countries, according to data compiled by …

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“WE SHOULD INCREASE THE PRODUCTION OF PULSES WITH HIGH PROTEIN RATINGS”

Press release… Hüseyin Arslan, Chairman of the Board of the Mediterranean Cereals, Pulses, Oilseeds and Products Exporters’ Association (AHBİB), said that a new consumption trend based on vegetable protein has spread in the world with the influence of global organizations. Arslan announced that the amount of pulses used to obtain …

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WORLD DRIED FRUIT PRODUCTION TO EXCEED 3 MILLION TONNES…

Press release… The 2021 INC 3D Online Conference, held by the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC), on May 25-27, has been completed. The conference brought together more than 1,300 industry professionals in the nut and dried fruit industry from more than 70 countries of the world. More than …

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