Expanding its poultry product range in the Chinese market, entered with chicken feet, the company, established in Uşak province, started exporting to island countries such as the Philippines, Seychelles and Maldives too with the experience it gained there. Osman Gedik, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company, said, “After our export to China, we started to send products to places such as the Philippines, Seychelles and Maldives. These ones have become our developing markets after our exports to China. China is a huge market and our job is much easier when we use it as a reference for entry to other countries. is happening.”
Osman Gedik, Chairman of the Board of Gedik Piliç operating in Eşme district, stated that they began to export chicken feet directly from Turkey to China in November 2020.
Underlining that they also sent piece products such as tenderloin, baguette and whole chicken to China after chicken feet, Gedik said they also exported to 70 countries, primarily the Middle East, Africa and the Far East.
Noting that exports to China continue without any problems, Gedik explained, “Our goal is to further increase our export capacity to China in 2022. Chicken feet are now a very small number in our total exports. Because chicken products make up 75 percent of our exports to China. So far, we have sent 5 thousand tonnes of chicken feet worth 10 million dollars to China. Other chicken products are 15 thousand tonnes. Its return is around 30 million dollars.”
“I believe we will reach 50 million dollars in the Chinese market by the end of the year,” Gedik added…