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HIGHEST ANISE PRODUCTION IN KONYA, HIGHEST EXPORT TO THE NETHERLANDS…

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry stated that anise, which is used in various sectors, especially in medicine, cosmetics and aromatherapy, can provide more than 2 times return to its investor. Anise, one of the leading plants in Turkey in the cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants, is grown in 14 provinces in 2019. Konya, which realizes 30.4 percent of the total production with 5 thousand 339 tonnes, took the first place. The highest production is in Konya, the highest export is to the Netherlands.

The Ministry has prepared “Anise Feasibility Report and Investor Guide”.

Anise, which has been grown in Turkey for many years, is exported as well as domestic consumption.

The product, which is widely used in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, aromatherapy and alcoholic beverages sectors, provides yield and income to its producer in the same year as it is a single annual plant.

While 14 thousand tonnes of anise was produced on an area of ​​approximately 186 thousand decares in 2010 in Turkey, the production reached approximately 18 thousand tonnes on 239 thousand decares in 2019.

The highest production is in Konya, the highest export is to the Netherlands.

Anise, one of the leading plants in Turkey in the cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants, was grown in 14 provinces in 2019. Konya, which realizes 30.4 percent of the total production with 5 thousand 339 tonnes, took the first place. Burdur with 3 thousand 483 tonnes, Denizli with 2 thousand 167 tonnes, Ankara with 1761 tonnes and Afyonkarahisar with 1664 tonnes followed this province, respectively.

As of 2019, Turkey has exported anise to 40 countries. Exports, which were 924 tonnes in 2010, reached 2 thousand 152 tonnes in 2019 with an increase of 133 percent. Anise exports in 2019 amounted to 8.8 million dollars.

The Netherlands ranked first in exports with 513 tonnes, followed by Germany and the USA.

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