BIOFACH 2018 – Izmir Organic

The organic trade meets at the organic exhibition in Nuremberg from 14 – 17 February 2018. 2.950 exhibitors and more than 50.000 visitors from the national and international organic sector are expected at BIOFACH 2018. Izmir Organic will take place this year again at Biofach. You’ll find us at Hall 4, Booth 134. You are…

Good Looking Food

Good Looking Food Consumer behavior and decision making mechanism is manipulated by both mass media and social media through advertisements, on a great extend. Media has convinced consumers that the foods must have great looking. Great photography tricks lie behind these good looking food advertisements. Actually, we all know that these shiny, smooth apples are…

We took place in the top 10 in organic farming production

We took place in the top 10 in organic farming production Turkey’s export products has reached around 250 in the basis of raw material, according to the 2016 Export Data besides our traditional export products as dried figs and raisins, in particular. The product types become varied with the processed goods that are derived from…

Ishida X-Ray Dried Fruit Quality Standards – Izmir Organic

Ishida X-Ray Dried Fruit Quality Standards – Izmir Organic The Ishida X-ray system has been installed in İzmir Organic’s recently opened new facility in Izmir,Turkey. In this service, bulk products are scanned to detect foreign materials that may be dangerous for customers by x-ray machine. The x-ray control system for bulk products is used to…

Exporting Dried Apricots to Germany

Exporting Dried Apricots to Germany Consumption of dried fruit in Germany is about 0.75 kg per capita per annum. This equates to a market volume approaching 40,000 tonnes, worth over € 210 million. Dried apricots account for close to 20% of this large market. The market is driven by the consumption of snacks, underpinned by…

2017 Turkish Dried Fruit Export Figures

2017 Turkish Dried Fruit Export Figures Turkey has received 925 million 602 thousand USD in return of exportation of raisins, dried apricots and dried figs-AKA the great trio of Turkish Dried Fruits, in 2017 as the leader exporter of these three fruits all around the world. From Turkey’s traditional export products, seedless raisins; In 2017,…

Raisins: Market Update and Trends

Expected crop has decreased by 22% as 84.000 tons on raisins this year, an 8 year low. US production and stocks forecast down 23.000 tons to an 11 year low of 275.000 tons. China’s production is fore cast up 5,000 tons to 190,000 on favorable growing conditions in the major growing region of Turpan. Exports…

Dried fig exportation volume increased by 28%

2017/2018 dried fig exportation season started on the date of October 11, 2017. Turkey shipped dried figs worth 34 million 322 thousand dollars to 54 countries between the dates of October 11 and 14, 2017. Last season Turkey exported 5 thousand 196 tons of dried figs worth 22 million 39 thousand dollars on the first…

Apricot Kernels in European Market

Apricot kernels, from the common apricot or Prunus armeniaca, refer to the inner seed of the apricot stone or pit. They can be bitter or sweet. The distinction comes from the variety of apricot, which is usually determined by the growing region. There is also a school of thought that believes wild apricots as opposed…

The Dr. Oz suggests Dried White Mulberries as the new superfood

Dr. Mehmet Oz (The Dr. Oz) sorts the incredible benefits of the dried white mulberries as a new superfood. (now well-known superfood) According to the article of him; dried white mulberries are the tasty new health sensation. Let’s check some parts of this informative essay.  If you want to control your blood sugar and help…

Gulfood Manufacturing 31 Oct – 2 Nov 2017 DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

31 October – 2 November 2017, Dubai. Gulfood Manufacturing is the largest and most influential trade show for the food processing and manufacturing sector in the MENASA region.  Izmir Organic will be at Gulfood on 31 Oct-2 Nov as a visitor to come together with the clients and industry professionals.   – Dried Fruits (Dried Apricots,…

Turkish Pistachio Prices are Increasing

Turkish Pistachio prices almost doubled compared to the last year. Last year the crop quantity of Siirt* Pistachio was 20.000 tons and  the prices were around 30.00-40.00 TL. However this year the crop quantity increased by in half and the prices are around 50.00 TL in internal market, +100 TL for export.Some experts mentioned that,…