• Food and Beverage Products, Food Processing Technologies Fair
  • 25-28 November 2020
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The market of great tastes


Production of foodstuffs is a big component of Turkey's economy - nearly 20% of its GDP is covered by the food and drink sector - and is gearing up for further expansion. By 2023, the Turkish government has set the goal of greatly boosting its food output.
 
 
Food and drink production is an industry worth roughly $141 billion
 
Turkey is the world's 7th largest agricultural producer overall, and is the world leader in the production of dried figs, hazelnuts, sultana/raisins, and dried apricots. The country is also one of the leading honey producers in the world. Turkey boasted the production of 10 million tons of milk in 2018, making it the leading milk and dairy producer in the region. The country also saw production totals of 30 million tons of cereal crops, 30 million tons of vegetables, 18 million tons of fruit, 2.25 million tons of poultry, and 1.1 million tons of red meat. In addition, Turkey has an estimated total of 11,000 plant species, whereas the total number of species in Europe is 11,500.
 
 
Key aadvantage for your business!
 
-Size of the market
 
 
-Best geolocation, an international hub
 
 
-Young & demanding population
 
 
-Dynamic private sector economy
 
 
-Favorable climate