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World Famous Turkish Flavors

    Quick Facts
  • Famous Tastes
  • Famous Flavoured Delights
  • Famous Gums
  • Right Pricing
  • Center of the World
  • Export to
    150 countries
  • Production
    1 million tons
  • Companies
    73
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Sector
The sugar and chocolate confectionery sector are one of the most dynamic sectors in Türkiye, due to several factors, such as a rapidly growing and young population with a growing demand for chocolate with toys.
The sector develops distribution channels, advertisements, new product developments, and increases multinational investments. The sector has become one of the most important subsectors of the food industry using modern technology. This sector is historically based on the production of traditional Turkish confectionery products such as Turkish delight and halva. With its production volume, sales power, product variety, and distribution capacity, our country is a pioneer in many segments. Turkish exporters are highly equipped to meet international standards and consumer preferences. The Turkish food industry has important export opportunities due to the diverse agricultural products available in the country. As a result, it’s chocolate and confectionery industry are integrated with the world economy.
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Famous Ingredients
Türkiye has the advantage of being self-sufficient and being the source of some of the main confectionery ingredients. It is also in a very advantageous situation due to the monopoly it has in the world production of dried fruits (dried apricots, raisins) and edible nuts (hazelnuts, pistachios). The hazelnut, in particular, is now one of the basic ingredients widely used in the confectionery sector.
Turkish pistachios are also used in the production of Turkish delight, halva, chocolate, and Turkish sultanas (raisins) are used in the production of various cakes, biscuits, and confectionery products. The advantage of being a producer and supplier of many agricultural products combined with high technology has increased product variety in the industry.
Standards for Famous Tastes
The Turkish confectionery producers and exporters are highly equipped to meet international standards and consumer preferences.
Recent modernization and technological improvements realized in the sector have affected the increase of sectoral capacity and quality. Today, products are more widely diversified and have higher quality. Many companies are applying quality systems like HACCP, BRC, AIB, or ISO 9000 standards and try to satisfy the further demands of their customers.

Famous Raw Materials

National Advantages
Türkiye lies between Asia and Europe and serves as a bridge geographically, culturally, and economically. Thanks to its favorable ecological conditions and climate, our country benefits from a major agricultural sector and is the largest producer and exporter of agricultural products in the near region.

With its favorable geographical conditions and climate, it is considered to be one of the leading countries in the world, especially in the field of agriculture and related industries. This impressive position is best attested by rising exports in almost every kind of agricultural product, placing the country amongst the world’s largest producers. Thanks to all these, Türkiye produces the most delicious products with its high quality and rich raw materials.

Product Types
Turkish delight
Baklava
Halva
Chocolate
Gum
Biscuits
Candies
Jellies
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FACTS
Famous Tastes

Everyone knows how famous Turkish cuisine is! This cuisine is especially famous for its Turkish delight, baklava, and halva. Turkish Delight was first produced in 15th-century Türkiye as a sweet for the Sultans. The product melts in the mouth, tastes wonderful, and is easily digested. Halva is consumed throughout the year by consumers. It is cheaper than many other sweets. Additionally, halva is very delicious and nutritious. Lastly, baklava! This famous Turkish dessert consists of thin pastry sheets that are brushed with butter and folded, layered, or rolled after being filled with ground pistachios, walnuts, or thick cream and then baked, after which syrup is poured over them.

Famous Flavoured Delights

Türkiye produces many varieties and flavors of Turkish delight such as plain, rose, pistachio, hazelnut, walnut, almond, coconut, cream, cream with cinnamon, mint, mastic, fruit-flavored (sour cherry, strawberry, orange, apricot, lemon), date, cinnamon, ginger, clove, and coffee. In our country, you can find Turkish delight for every taste! 

Famous Gums

Türkiye is one of the major gum manufacturers in the world. It produces many varieties and flavors of gum in modern facilities and completely hygienic conditions. Turkish gum manufacturers introduce sugar-free varieties and countless numbers of flavors.

Right Pricing

Türkiye's raw material riches and power allow it to sell products with competitive pricing.

Center of the World

Thanks to Türkiye's unique geopolitical position, products can be easily exported around the world.

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