Bulgur exports worth $85 million 386 thousand were made from Turkiye in the January-August period.
Southeastern Anatolia Cereals, Pulses, Oilseeds and Products Exporters’ Association President Celal Kadooglu, Bulgur Industrialists Association President Bekir Sitki Dayioglu and sector representatives came together.
In his speech here, Kadooglu stated that necessary efforts will be made to introduce bulgur, which is obtained as a result of great efforts from wheat grown in the fertile lands of Anatolia, in the world.
Stating that more than 1 million 200 thousand tons of bulgur is produced annually in Turkiye, Kadooglu said:
“Approximately 250 thousand tons of our bulgur production is exported. In the January-August period, bulgur worth $85 million 386 thousand was exported throughout the country, $39 million 939 thousand -of this export was made by companies in our region. Bulgur is mostly exported to the Middle East. Iraq ranks first in country-based bulghur exports, while Russia ranks second and Syria ranks third. We will carry out promotional activities in cooperation with 6 associations in our sector in order to increase the share of Turkish bulgur, which has an important value in terms of health, in the world markets and to promote bulgur in 7 continents.”
Source: Trthaber / Prepared by Irem Yildiz