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January 23, 2017
Very dry weather in Turkey caused concern after wheat planting was finished, however rain and snow began in the first week of December 2016 throughout Turkey.
January 11, 2017
Turkey has again delayed the implementation of a Product Verification Monitoring System (PVMS) for another six months.
January 10, 2017
The year 2016 has been very difficult for Turkey's hotel, restaurant, and institutional food service (HRI) sector due to political, security, and economic instability.
January 10, 2017
This Exporter Guide to Turkey will provide an overview of the market situation and how to access the agriculture and food export opportunities in Turkey as well as provide resources and contacts...
December 20, 2016
In MY 2015/16, yields were favorable in Turkey and the total production of citrus was 3.9 MMT. The sector expects that the yield in MY 2016/17 will follow the same upward trend as last year.
December 19, 2016
Despite the slowdown in the growth of the Turkish economy in general, the food retail sector is expected to grow eight percent annually. The total retail sector in Turkey reached US$214 billion...
December 17, 2016
Turkey published its Biosafety Law and implementing regulations in 2010. Ever since, this legislation has continued to disrupt Turkey’s agriculture and food sectors due to inharmonious procedures...
December 2, 2016
Turkey will start to implement a new subsidy program for agricultural products in 2017, the National Agriculture Project, which has an anticipated annual budget of nearly US$4 billion.
November 24, 2016
Turkish soybean area and production for MY 2016 is now estimated about 30,000 hectares and 100,000 MT. Adverse weather conditions have been reported to have affected yields.
November 9, 2016
MY 2016 Turkish cotton crop is now estimated at 400,000 hectares and 705,000 metric tons (MT) (3.2 million bales). Suitable weather conditions, quality seeds and good farming practices...
November 2, 2016
MY2016 is expected to be a good year for all deciduous fruits in Turkey.
October 19, 2016
Lower polarity rates in the last two harvest seasons and unchanged sugar quotas led to a substantial increase in sugar imports in 2015.
September 29, 2016
MY 2016 sunflowerseed area and production are now estimated at 550,000 hectares and 1.2 million MT while planting area is up about ten percent, production was up about twenty percent...
September 29, 2016
Following the completion of the wheat harvest, Post has revised the wheat production forecast down to 17.25 MMT in MY 2016/17.
September 16, 2016
Depending on the location of orchards and regions, tree nut production was affected by the poor weather conditions, such as less rainfall compared to normal and previous-year values...
September 5, 2016
Turkish poultry production is expected to stagnate in 2016 because of export difficulties within the region and is expected to slightly increase in 2017.
September 5, 2016
Livestock numbers and red meat prices have been a critical issue for the current administration of the Turkish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock (MinFAL) as they try to address...
August 26, 2016
The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock (MinFAL) announced a draft Turkish Food Codex Communiqué on Rice which allows for up to a five percent threshold for unintentional blending, up from...
August 23, 2016
The MY 2016 Turkish cotton crop now estimated at 425,000 hectares and 700,000 MT (3.2 million bales); up about 20 percent compared to last crop year.
August 19, 2016
Lifestyle changes due to high levels of urbanization and the increase in income levels have been affecting the consumption patterns of Turkish consumers towards processed and ready-to-eat products.