Turkish salmon and fish varieties have become sought-after products in the world

Published Feb 16, 2024

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Turkey's Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Ebubekir Zenginder, has announced that Turkish salmon and other fish varieties are in high demand globally, with exports reaching around 100 countries. Turkey leads the world in sea bass production and ranks second in trout production. The country's aquatic product exports surged from $97 million in 2002 to over $1.7 billion in 2023. As part of its future plans, Turkey intends to adopt a contract production model and aims to triple fish consumption. The export target for 2030 is set at $5 billion.
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Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Ebubekir Zenginder stated that Turkish salmon and fish varieties are sought-after products in the world and said, "We export fish to approximately 100 countries." said. The "9th Aquaculture Workshop" organized by the Aquaculture Producer Center Association at Belek Tourism Center in Antalya has started. 800 sector stakeholders, including engineers, union presidents, Agriculture and Forestry managers, from 11 countries participated in the program. In his speech at the opening, Deputy Minister Özelgider said that the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, İbrahim Yumaklı, could not attend the workshop due to the programs in Amasya. Explaining that 111 personnel will be employed soon as more aquaculture engineers are needed, Zenginder pointed out that Turkey is an important center in the middle of Asia, Africa and Europe. Stating that they have entered a new process in production, Zengingider said: "If there is water, we are there, if not, ...
Source: Sondakika
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