A brief review of food retail sector in Turkey and largest chains

Turkey is a developing country with a population of approximately 82 million. The major towns in the country have received a huge immigration for many years and the retail sector in big towns have substantially developed. For instance, food retailing is reported to have grown at an average annual rate of 13% between 2013 and 2015. Based on surveys More...

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By BTT On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Compass Group, one of the global catering companies acquires Turkey’s Türkaş

The catering sector in Turkey has experienced economic difficulties during the last years like many other sectors living through same issues. Many companies operating in the sector had to close down and some others More...

Minister of Agriculture: “Turkey targets to become the leading country in agriculture”
By BTT On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Minister of Agriculture: “Turkey targets to become the leading country in agriculture”

Mr. PAKDEMIRLİ, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry has made a statement saying “Without doubt, agriculture will be the brightest sector of the future. The country that can feed the world will become the More...

Izmir Municipality creates alternative model to replace imports in agriculture
By BTT On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Izmir Municipality creates alternative model to replace imports in agriculture

Agriculture Practices in Aegean Turkey – BusinessTurkeyToday.com Izmir Metropolitan Municipality which started agricultural and rural development practices in 2007, became the first municipality to establish More...

A brief note about poultry and ruminant markets in Turkey in 2017
By BTT On Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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A brief note about poultry and ruminant markets in Turkey in 2017

Despite the record breaking growth in economy in 2017 it is difficult to say the poultry and ruminant sectors had a fruitful last year with promising prospects for the future. This was mainly due to the challenges More...

Turkey prepares to import 5,700 tons of meat from France after Erdoğan's visit
By BTT On Saturday, January 6th, 2018
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Turkey prepares to import 5,700 tons of meat from France after Erdoğan’s visit

Turkey will import red meat from France – BusinessTurkeyToday.com It is reported that Turkey has decided to import meat from France. The news was announced by President Macron of France after meeting with More...

Abraaj Group bought KFC Turkey from Yum Brands of USA with 104 restaurants
By BTT On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Abraaj Group bought KFC Turkey from Yum Brands of USA with 104 restaurants

A Kentucky Fried Chicken Restaurant in Istanbul – Turkey It is reported that ABRAAJ GROUP with headquarters in Dubai and founded by Arif NAQVI in 2002 has bought KFC Turkey with 104 restaurants, from Yum More...

Turkey plans importation of 350,000 bovine animals & 66 thousand tons of carcass meat
By BTT On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Turkey plans importation of 350,000 bovine animals & 66 thousand tons of carcass meat

The quantity of live animals and carcass meat to be imported by Meat and Milk Association of Turkey (ESK) in the next 7 months is determined. By the end of this year, 350 thousand bovine animals and 66 thousand More...

Head of Turkey's TOBB: “Ayvalık Olive Oil will become a global brand"
By BTT On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Head of Turkey’s TOBB: “Ayvalık Olive Oil will become a global brand”

Mr. HISARCIKLIOGLU, head of TOBB (Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey) explained that initiative had been started to register AYVALIK OLIVE OIL trademark in Europe and this product would become More...

Sölen Chocolate Factory is a leading producer in the sector.
By BTT On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Chocolate market in Turkey and ŞÖLEN, an innovative company in the sector

As reported by a reputable research firm, the global size of the chocolate industry has exceeded USD 75 billion. The same source says countries such as India, Japan, Turkey and some Middle East countries offer More...