Turkey Milk, Meat, Food Industrialists and Producers Association (SETBİR) Chairman Tarık Tezel said: “It is necessary to increase the number of animals in order to meet the animal protein needs of our population.”
Tarık Tezel explained that this investment would not only feed domectic population with sufficient animal protein, so the healthy generations that would need fewer hospitals and less nursing homes.
Voicing that some people who slander of milk and dairy products produced by the industry at every opportunity, Tezel warned them, “Our milk is healthy but their knowledge is dirty.”
SETBİR Chairman Tarık Tezel emphasized that more than half of the milk produced in Turkey are either being unregistered processed or sold as street milk!
Dairy industry enterprises approved by 7 different Ministries…
Stating that public authority registered and supervised by 7 different Ministries, 2 thousand 258 enterprises operate in national dairy and dairy products sector in Turkey, Tezel continued as follows:
“Our industry transforms raw milk obtained from more than 500 thousand farmers-producers every month into healthy, packaged, hygienic drinking milk and milk products. In addition to this, with the direct employment it provides and the goods and services it receives from its suppliers, it becomes the gate of livelihood for 10 thousand people. The products of our sector meet consumers at 600 thousand sales points in Turkey and 88 countries abroad.”