Food and Beverages

1st

Turkey’s rank in Europa’s agricultural economy in 2018.

7th

Turkey’s rank in global agricultural economy in 2018.

2.5%

Average annual growth rate of the Turkish agriculture sector for the 2003-2018 period.

378%

Increase of Turkey’s agricultural product exports for the 2002-2018 period.

7.3X

In the 2002-2018 period, Turkey’s livestock, animal, and aquaculture product exports grew by 7.3 times.

Why Invest in Food and Beverages Sector in İzmir?

With its favorable geographical conditions and climate, large arable lands, and abundant water supplies, Turkey is considered to be one of the leading countries in the world in the field of agriculture and food.

 

The strengths of the industry include the size of the market in relation to the country’s young population, a dynamic private sector economy, substantial tourism income, and a favorable climate.

 

Turkey to maintain a significantly positive trade balance thanks to its position as one of the largest exporters of agricultural products in the Eastern Europe, Middle East, and North Africa (EMENA) region.

 

Turkey has significant investment opportunities in agribusiness subsectors such as fruit and vegetable processing, animal feed, livestock, poultry, dairy, functional food, fisheries, and enablers (in particular cold chain distribution, greenhouses, irrigation, and fertilizer).