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More than 50 Turkish dairy companies can now export their products to China. Pic: Getty Images/Caner CIFTCI

China gives Turkish dairy green light

By Jim Cornall

Turkish Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli and Trade minister Ruhsar Pekcan have announced that barriers to dairy products to be exported to China have been removed.

Much of Turkey's food regulation is harmonised with EU law making it a hassle-free country to do business  - although there are some notable exceptions, such as GMOs, nutrient profiles and maximum salt levels. © iStock

Spotlight on Turkish regulation: 'It's an easy market to enter'

By Niamh Michail

Harmonisation of Turkish and EU food law make it an easy and attractive market for foreign companies, but on issues that affect public health - such as nutrient profiles, health claims, GM food and salt reduction - the country is forging its own path. FoodNavigator...

Hassad Food encountered legal hurdles when trying to buy Turkish land

Hassad Food agrees $500m Turkey investment

By Eliot Beer

Qatar’s food and agriculture investment vehicle Hassad Food is planning new investments worth US$500m in Turkey’s agribusiness sector, the company announced.

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