Turkey's hazelnut producer with German partner to open up to foreign markets

Fiskobirlik said that they reached an agreement with a German company to restore Integrated Hazelnut Processing Plants.

Turkey's hazelnut producer with German partner to open up to foreign markets

Turkey's largest hazelnut producers union Fiskobirlik agrees with a German company.

Lutfi Bayraktar, chairman of executive board of Fiskobirlik, said on Saturday that they reached an agreement with a German company to restore Integrated Hazelnut Processing Plants (EFIT Inc.) and sell its products in foreign markets.

Speaking to the A.A, Bayraktar said that they have been holding talks with German company on the matter. "We reached agreement in principle. I don't want to give further detail on the partnership," he said.

Integrated Hazelnut Processing Plants started its processing facilities in 1981 under the Fiskobirlik organization. In 2002 EFIT Inc. became an incorporated company and now continues its service as the foundation known as Fiskobirlik. The rate of % 97.6 shares of the company belong to Fiskobirlik and a rate of % 2.4 shares belong to the Corporations of hazelnut sales shops, doing business under Fiskobirlik.

The plant on 127.000 m2 area in Giresun with its administrative building, weighing unit, 2.200 tones capacity front silo, 2.000 tones capacity classified silo, hazelnut cracking factory, raw hazelnut silo, fumigation unit, hazelnut processing and packaging factory, quality control laboratory, social premises, warehouse and digs inside.

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Last Mod: 14 Ağustos 2011, 11:48
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