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Turkey is number one in flour export, says Minister

Ahmet Eşref Fakıbaba, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, said Turkey is the number one country in flour exports and comes in the second place for pasta exports. “Turkey exports flour and wheat to 120 countries and pasta to 150 countries,” he says.  Ahmet Eşref Fakıbaba, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, and Bülent Tüfenkci, Minister for Customs and Trade, …

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Turkey sells cereal amounted 742 million dollars to Europe

Turkey’s grain and pulse sector increased its exports to 140 countries when compared to the previous year. Zekeriya Mete, the President of Istanbul Cereals, Pulses, Oilseeds and Products Exporters’ Association, said Turkish companies realized an export amounted 6 billion 372 million dollars in 2017, adding that they feel much more hopeful for 2018.  Speaking to journalists in Germany during the …

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The 90-year-old family business now exports flour to 33 countries

Grandsons of the Kale family, who migrated to Turkey from Bulgaria in 1927, opened up to the world, sustaining milling, their ancestral occupation. The flour plant that was established by 10 cousins is exporting to Africa and the Far East countries today. “We have exported to 33 countries since we started. As of this year, we are sending flour regularly …

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World Durum Wheat Market and Turkey

The demand to durum wheat which is the main raw material for the production of pasta and bulghur is gradually increasing. IGC figures show that global durum wheat production has reached 40,7 million tons in the 2016/2017 season. Top producers are 28-country EU with 9,5 million tons and Canada with 7,8 million tons. Durum wheat which is consumed commonly in …

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Turkey is Regressing on Pulses Production

Pointing out the decrease in the pulses production in his written statement; National Pulses Council President Mahmut Arslan said that Turkey can be a pulses importer in the future because of the narrowing of the plantations. National Pulses Council President Mahmut Arslan made a written statement in order to point out the decrease in the pulses production. Stating that the …

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