Turkish Citrus Turkish Citrus

The Most Delicious Gift of Nature

    Quick Facts
  • Natural Power
  • Natural Productivity
  • Natural Perfume
  • Natural Health
  • Natural Product, Right Price
  • Easy to Transportation
  • Export to
    140 countries
  • Production
    5 million tons
  • Companies
    7
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Form of Flavor
Oranges are consumed extensively all around the world. They are a healthy source of vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants.
Beautiful in color, with intensely flavored zest and juice, oranges offer vitality and diversity to kitchens worldwide. With excellent climatic conditions, Türkiye is an important player in the production of citrus fruits, and mainly of oranges. It is ranked eighth in global citrus production and exports half of its production to all parts of the world. Our country benefits from excellent climatic and ecological conditions particularly for growing citrus fruit. Eighty percent of Türkiye’s citrus fruit is grown on the Mediterranean Coast, with Mersin, Adana, Hatay and Antalya as leading provinces. The annual Orange Blossom Carnival welcomes millions of visitors to Adana and celebrates the orange fruit in all its vibrancy.
Meet the gift of nature
Natural Snacks
After apples and grapes, oranges are the most commonly grown fruits in Türkiye. Today, close to half of citrus production consists of oranges, followed by mandarins, lemons, and grapefruits. The fertile soil and subtropical climate of coastal Mediterranean and partly subtropical Aegean regions are perfect for high-quality orange production. There are more than a thousand orange cultivars grown in the world.
The majority of orange production in Türkiye is made up of Navel orange, Valencia, Blood orange, Shamouti, and Finike, Kozan, varieties has perferct volite composition that makes these products to use in vine, fresh etc. Navel orange, with its large, slightly oval shape, is the most common variety of orange known in the region. It is sweet, juicy, aromatic, almost seedless, and easily peeled. Oranges are incredibly versatile in the kitchen. They can be eaten fresh, squeezed for juice, and grated for orange zest. They can also be dried and eaten as healthy snacks. 
Natural Medicine
A fruit loaded with vitamin C, the orange is a powerhouse for the immune system, prevents respiratory illnesses, and boosts energy.
It also contains vitamin B, potassium, calcium, and vitamin A. Oranges are a good source of fiber. They have strong anti-inflammatory properties, are known to lower high blood pressure and cholesterol. They also have the potential to protect against cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Juicy, sweet, and renowned for their high concentration of vitamin C, oranges make the perfect snack and add a special tang to many recipes. With all these benefits, it is not surprising that oranges are one of the most popular fruits in the world.

Real Citrus in Turkiye!

National Advantages
Türkiye is an important producer among Mediterranean countries with a production of about 4.7 million tons. The homelands of citrus fruits are semi-tropical and tropical regions, although table quality products are grown in the subtropical belt.

The prevailing climate in the Mediterranean region in our country is a moderate subtropical climate. Thanks to fertile soils and a favorable climate, real quality citrus fruits grow in Türkiye.

Product Types
Interdonato Lemon
Eureka Lemon
Lamas Lemon
Primasol
Clementine
Miho wase
Satsuma
Dobashi Beni
Nova
Tangelo
W. Murcott
Tango
Mandora (Ortanique)
Navel Orange
Fukumoto
Washington Navel
Spring Navel
Cara Cara
Valencia Late
Star Ruby Grapefruit
Ruby Red Grapefruit
Rio Red Grapefruit
Turkish Citrus Turkish Citrus
FACTS
Natural Power

84.2% of citrus production in  takes place in the Mediterranean region. The aromatic smells and tastes of Turkish citrus fruits are a direct result of being ripened by the Mediterranean sun.

Natural Productivity

The rich Terra-Rossa and steppe soils of the Mediterranean are among the most fertile, especially for citrus fruits.

Natural Perfume

Essential oils are obtained from fruit shells, leaves, or flowers, as well as from citrus fruits. These oils are often used in perfumes and can be used alone as essences.

Natural Health

Citrus fruits are extremely important for human health. They are described as the vitamin store of the winter months and are consumed fresh or juiced.

Natural Product, Right Price

Since the products are obtained at a fair cost, the cost of imports remains affordable.

Easy to Transportation

Developments in the land, sea, and air transport, along with developments in packaging, canning, and cold storage, have made transportation effortless in recent years.

Product Calendar
Availability
The products are stored after the harvest season concludes, allowing for continued sales and an extension of the respective fruits’ seasonal availability.
Full Yield
Citrus are perennial plants. The growth rate of the seedlings and when they begin to bear fruit varies per species. The period after the planting of saplings is called “full yield”.
Harvest Season
The harvest season runs from September to March. In the near future, some types of lemon will be harvested between March and May as a result of newly acquired lemon patent rights.
All these gifts of nature are waiting for you. Now, is the time to import them!

Below you can find the companies that can supply you with these products.