New project for biscuit wheat by Ülker

06 June 20212 min reading

Turkey's leading food company, Ülker, will bring new biscuit wheat varieties to the country's agriculture by implementing the 5+5-year "Biscuit Wheat Development Program" with Bahri Dağdaş International Agricultural Research Institute.

Ülker, who brought a high yielding, high-quality wheat resistant to drought, disease and climate change to the agriculture sector with Aliağa Biscuit Wheat, a first in Turkey, has started "Biscuit Wheat Improvement Program" together with Bahri Dağdaş International Agricultural Research Institute for new biscuit wheat varieties. With this program, new biscuit wheat varieties will be developed.
Ülker CEO Mete Buyurgan stated that Turkey is among the important agricultural raw material importers and added, “For the continuity of our activities and the continuity of the quality of our products, the sustainable supply of agricultural products is among our priority issues. We develop projects and support research on sustainable agriculture and raw material supply. After the Aliağa Biscuit Wheat Project, which we have successfully realized out together, we are now implementing the Biscuit Wheat Improvement Program together with the Bahri Dağdaş International Agricultural Research Institute to develop new biscuit wheat varieties. With the program, we will develop new varieties of biscuit wheat and offer our farmers the opportunity to choose among the varieties that can get the highest yield according to the climate and soil structure. Thus, biscuit wheat will be cultivated in a wider geography, thus continuity of biscuit wheat production will be ensured”.

Articles in News Category
04 August 20192 min reading

India’s pulses import estimated to fall record low

India’s pulses imports this year are expected to fall to one million tonnes from 6.6 million tonnes...

06 December 20132 min reading

Cargill and Concord Grain agreed to build grain storage

Cargill and Concord Grain Inc. have formed a 50-50 joint venture to establish a grain storage and e...

06 October 20172 min reading

Iraq is the biggest market for flour exports

In the first 8 months of 2017, flour mills operating in the Southeast region of Turkey exported flo...