Cereals, Legumes, Oil Seeds and Products Tasting Event organized by EİB was held in the kitchen laboratory of the University of Vegas (UNLV-University of Nevada-Las Vegas / Las Vegas).
İZMİR (İGFA ) – Aegean Exporters’ Unions, with the “TURQUALITY Project”, which has been successfully carried out for two years with the partnership of 6 food unions and supported by the Ministry of Trade, continues to promote seeds and non-wood forest products.
Cereals Legumes Oil Seeds and Products Tasting Event was held in the kitchen laboratory of the University of Vegas (UNLV-University of Nevada-Las Vegas / Las Vegas).
The Aegean Exporters’ Associations’ Pulses, Cereals, Oil Seeds and Products Association President Mustafa preferred said that the exports of agricultural products of the Aegean Exporters’ Unions reached 1 billion 186 million dollars in the first quarter of 2021. Food products constitute 160 billion dollars of its 6 trillion dollars of imports. In 2020, our food exports to the USA across Turkey are at the level of 970 million dollars. We want to increase this figure to 1.5 billion dollars in 2023. Grain, pulses, oilseeds and products are at the top of our food industries in which we are strong in the US market, with an export of 373 million dollars. In the sector, our exports to the USA in Turkey in general have increased by 43 percent in the last 3 years. Our exports from the Aegean to the USA, on the other hand, have increased by 61 percent in the last 3 years. Our goal is to increase our exports to the USA to 1 billion dollars with our wide range of products ranging from herbal oils, spices, oilseeds such as poppy seeds to sugary products, legumes to coffee. “