Turkey Union of Agricultural Chambers (TZOB) Chairman Shams Bayraktar, Spain Agricultural Products Cooperative Union of Turkish hazelnut on the allegations were unfounded, said:"In the past years as well as this year, EU member states all of the nuts are exported.
Turkey Union of Agricultural Chambers (TZOB) Chairman Shams Bayraktar, Spain Agricultural Products Cooperative Union of Turkish hazelnut on the allegations were unfounded, said:"In the past years as well as this year, EU member states all of the nuts are exported. Outside Spain from other countries Turkish hazelnuts in aflatoxin There were no complaints about that,"he said.
Bayraktar, said in a statement, hazelnut exports to the European Union (EU) countries that hold an important place, these countries' share in Turkey's total exports of hazelnuts reported that in 2012 accounted for 74 percent. In Turkey, approximately 700 thousand hectares of land approximately 400 thousand farmers an average of 500-600 thousand tons of hazelnut production made striking Bayraktar, manufacturers buying or selling merchant, nuts factories and export companies include employees of nuts indirectly, millions of people of interest was emphasized. Bayraktar, said:
"Turkey is by far the world's largest hazelnut producer and exporter. International Nut Council, according to statistics from the world hazelnut exports in the 2007-2011 period, the annual average of 198 thousand 680 tons of 81 per cent share is. Second row in Italy of 15 thousand 410 tons export, 6 percent are. Azerbaijan third, U.S. fourth, Georgia fifth. Spain, 10 thousand 300 tons of hazelnut exports 3 percent, with a margin of only sixth place is., our country hazelnut exports year by year has increased. export, In the 2012-2013 season, surpassing the record was 301 thousand tons." "EXPORT CONTROL ASPECTS OF DISEASES AND PESTS ARE"
Spain in recent days by the Association of Agricultural Products Cooperative made unfounded allegations in the press that reminds Bayraktar, the following issues were noted:
"Turkish hazelnut aflatoxin contains is called from Turkey and EU member countries made hazelnut export prohibition is required. Firstly Spain Agricultural Products Cooperative Association raised by this claim is absolutely the truth does not reflect, is unfounded. Goods, provincial and district directorates by taking samples examined and analyzed according to the results of aflatoxin and other quarantine diseases and pests aspect is controlled. these diseases and pests which are free from nuts outside the product exported is not. Also outside Spain from other countries Turkish hazelnuts in the aflatoxin was complain that did not come. claim itself in quality and reliability have proven Turkish hazelnut prestige of the shake is for." "ALL SECTIONS suspected leaves"
this claim in the world and especially in Europe market share constantly enlarges the manufacturer in Turkey from the merchant, merchant exporters from the far hazelnut all segments of the suspected release has the meaning stated that the Bayraktar,"This baseless, 'free market conditions, competition with Turkey, unable to say' it is another form. These baseless allegations, the European Union member countries 'quality of Turkish hazelnut' instead of Spanish nuts 'to take place in the market' efforts will not go beyond being an ugly game,"he said.
Bayraktar, Spain Agricultural Products Cooperative Union to prove this claim, otherwise in Turkey by organizing a press conference about the nuts from all sectors stressed the need to apologize. Food in Turkey can be found in certain contaminants maximum limits of 29 December 2011 and 28 157 in the Official Gazette'' Turkish Food Codex Contaminants Regulation'' under the name under provision stating Bayraktar,"Export of companies engaged in the regulation last not exceed the limits in the form of products on the export of not allowed. Countries from European Union countries, figs, peanuts, hazelnuts, pistachios, such as the export of products in the EU Commission 2002/80/EC decree with the health certificate and sampling frequency criteria, and the analysis results of the reports finding is mandatory. these reports are not products export is not possible,"he said.