The Creative Studio is a state-of-the-art facility, located adjacent to the Bunge Turkey office. Pic: Bunge Loders Croklaan

Bunge Loders Croklaan to open Creative Studio in Turkey

By Gill Hyslop

The sustainable plant-based edible oils and fats specialist will inaugurate its first Creative Studio in Istanbul in Q3, a dedicated workspace designed to accelerate customer innovation in the growing Middle East/North African markets, while adhering...

In 2016, Russia consumed around 220,000t-230,000t of turkey meat

Eurodon recovered from AI and ready to execute delayed plans

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia's second-largest turkey manufacturer has restored full production, after two outbreaks of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) in 2016 and 2017, company spokeswoman Olga Grekova has told GlobalMeatNews.

Turkey is negotiating with Russia to lower customs tariffs

Russia and Turkey rebuild meat trade

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia and Turkey are to drop trade restrictions and reinstate mutual trade in meat, which virtually stopped after the Turkish Airforce fighter jet shot down the Russian bomber SU-24M last year.

Much of Turkey's food regulation is harmonised with EU law making it a hassle-free country to do business  - although there are some notable exceptions, such as GMOs, nutrient profiles and maximum salt levels. © iStock

Spotlight on Turkish regulation: 'It's an easy market to enter'

By Niamh Michail

Harmonisation of Turkish and EU food law make it an easy and attractive market for foreign companies, but on issues that affect public health - such as nutrient profiles, health claims, GM food and salt reduction - the country is forging its own path. FoodNavigator...

Meat sanctions imposed on Turkey by Russia

Russia bans Turkey's poultry over downed plane

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has stopped the import of several batches of poultry meat from Turkey, weighing a total of 162 tonnes (t), claiming that the products were found to contain listeria. 

The company is currently working on the construction of 222 poultry houses

Russian firm Eurodon boosts turkey production

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s largest turkey meat producer Eurodon will triple its production within the next two years in order to meet growing demand on the domestic market, according to its management.

Hassad Food encountered legal hurdles when trying to buy Turkish land

Hassad Food agrees $500m Turkey investment

By Eliot Beer

Qatar’s food and agriculture investment vehicle Hassad Food is planning new investments worth US$500m in Turkey’s agribusiness sector, the company announced.

Euromonitor highlights organic dairy opportunities in Turkey

Euromonitor highlights organic dairy opportunities in Turkey

Turkish consumers’ interest in health and wellness is still in its infancy but growing rapidly, and means big opportunities for manufacturers of organic dairy products – particularly those targeted to children, according to Euromonitor.

Russia sees rapid growth in turkey production

Russia sees rapid growth in turkey production

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Turkey is the fastest growing sector of the Russian livestock industry and is forecast to increase by 133% by 2020, according to industry experts.

IFF to invest $50m in Turkish plant expansion

IFF to invest $50m in Turkish plant expansion

International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) has said it will invest $50m in its existing Turkish facility over the next three years, in order to support the company’s development in emerging markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Food in the Balkans

Food in the Balkans

The Balkans will be the setting for the Food Technology group show
2003 to take place in Istanbul, Turkey from 27 to 30 March 2003.
The exhibition will concurrently run three separate shows: Food
Technology, Food Ingredients &...


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