Konya Şeker, which rapidly extended its product portfolio, completed Torku Flour Integrated Plant having capacity of 200 tons of processing wheat for biscuit and wafer per day, and the factory started to make production.
Konya Şeker, which is the largest producer cooperative, made opening of Torku Flour Integrated Plant. The factory having capacity of 200 tons of processing wheat for biscuit and wafer per day shall make purchase directly from farmers, and will be able to extend its production items with logic of integrated plant.
The plant, which will produce industrial flour types at the first stage, shall meet raw material needs of Torku bakery products, biscuit, cake and wafer production plants. Torku Flour Factory, which will make production within the same campus with plants of Torku producing snack products, shall make positive contribution to operational efficiency of other businesses because of the fact that said plants will zero transportation costs in flour raw material used by them.
FIRST FIRE-RESISTANT FACTORY
Production is made under hygienic conditions in the facility which is the first fire-resistant flour factory of Turkey built by using “ateks” materials. Recep Konuk, who is Member of Parliament of Karaman of Justice and Development Party, Chairman of Agriculture, Forest and Village Affairs of GNAT (Grand National Assembly of Turkey) and Chairman of the Board of Pankobirlik, stating that reason of existence of Konya Şeker is producer and each investment they make is made to provide more shares from manufactured products to producer, said that “Some investments are projected to reinforce structure and some are projected to process directly industrial product”.
200 TONS OF WHEAT TO BE PROCESSED PER DAY
At the first stage, flour for biscuit and wafer and cake and whole wheat flour shall be produced in the factory. Flour factory, which is built in an area of 10 thousand 34 square meters in total of which thousand 585 square meters are closed, has 10 wheat storage silos of 250 tons. It is planned that capacity of the factory in which 200 tons of wheat for biscuit and wafer wheat are processed per day in the beginning increases gradually.
Bran, razmol flour, bon quality and wheat germ shall be produced in addition to flour in the factory.
The plant, which will close very important gap in industrial flour production, shall also make sales to market. It shall make contribution to raw material supply of biscuit factories in domestic and foreign markets especially bakery products factories of the region.