“Şebinkarahisar Black Mulberry” specific to our Şebinkarahisar District, whose work was started in 2019 within the framework of Giresun Province Rural Income Resources Diversification Project (GIRKAP) carried out by the Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry and financed by DOKAP (Eastern Black Sea Project), was published in the Official Bulletin of the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office dated 15.09.2021 and numbered 109. published and registered.

Black mulberry molasses

Within the scope of this project, geographical indications were obtained for Çamoluk Sugar Dry Beans, Görele Ice Cream, Çavuşlu Bread and Alucra Oğlak Kebab, respectively, in previous years.

Regarding the issue, Provincial Agriculture and Forestry Director Dr. Muhammet Angın gave the following information:
“Şebinkarahisar Black Mulberry, registered in the name of Şebinkarahisar Chamber of Agriculture, has become the 11th Geographical Indication product registered in our province. Şebinkarahisar Black Mulberry is a berry, whose Latin species name is Morus nigra L., identified with Şebinkarahisar district of Giresun province. Şebinkarahisar Black Mulberry consists of many genotypes that are similar to each other in terms of general characteristics, usually in the form of tree populations propagated by vegetative methods.”

“As for Şebinkarahisar district; Its geographical location, terrestrial climate characteristics and the ideal sunshine duration of the region create advantages in terms of black mulberry cultivation,” Dr. Angın added.

Dr. Muhammet Angın

“With the registration of the geographical indication, Şebinkarahisar Black Mulberry will become the symbol of this district and make a contribution to its value. In addition, within the scope of our project, efforts to obtain geographical indications for Giresun Bagel, Giresun Hazelnut Paste Kadayıf Dessert and Giresun Nettle are still continuing,” Dr. Angın concluded…

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