Anatolian Cereals, Pulses, Oil Seeds and Products Exporters’ Association wasestablished in 1991 withthe purpose
of increasingexports, promotingprofessional solidarity,organizing
the Professionalactivities and relationsof exporters, findingsolutions to their problems,and providing guidance.The
total number ofmembers of CentralAnatolian Cereals, Pulses,Oil
Seeds and ProductsExporters’ Association isapproximately 2200.
has great potential for agricultural production, and is one of the major
producers of cereal-based products in the world. Cereals, pulses, oil seeds and
products there of sector has 4,5% share in Türkiye’s total exports. Cereals,
pulses, oil seeds and products thereof sector accounts for 34% of total exports
of agricultural products.
most important export items of the sector are wheat flour, sunflower oil,
biscuit, pasta, confectionery, cocoa and cocoa preparations. The most important
export markets are the Middle East, Far East, North African Countries and the
Commonwealth of Independent States.
is produced all over our country and has considerable importance due to the
very big population of producers and due to its being a staple food for the
majority of the population. Per capita annual consumption of wheat is 177 kg in
wheat flour sector has high production capacity, making Türkiye the world’s top
exporter of flour. Approximately 600 wheat flour factories in Türkiye are
active in production. The flour industry has an estimated annual production capacity
of 30 million tons, with the capacity utilization rate averaging around 50%. In
the exports of wheat flour which is the most important product of flour and
bakery products sector of our country, Türkiye has been ranking first since the
year 2005 to date.
is one of Türkiye’s most competitive food sectors, with its production and
quality recognized in international markets. Since durum wheat can be produced
in our country, Türkiye has a strategic advantage in pasta production. Türkiye
ranks 3rd in the world pasta production and 2nd in the Europe after Italy.
industry has a production capacity of around 840 thousand tons, and has gained
momentum in the recent years, enhancing its quality and varieties, applying
scientific methods,and modernizing its
technology. Creating the highest value added among the cereal-based products,
the biscuit sector is the focus of particularly exportoriented investments.
demand for sugar and confectionery sector is expected to show regular increases
in the future years since Türkiye has a young population and since the existing
consumption level is low. The sector accounts for around 9% of the exports of
the cereals, pulses, oil seeds and products sector. The vegetable oil industry
has significant production capacity, with its products being exported to many
The exports are destined
mainly to the following regions: Middle East, Commonwealth of Independent
States, North and Central Africa.