About Project

Bursa, the city of fertile lands, is a city that offers its fertility to life with its fertile plain, water resources and agricultural products that are the gift of a favorable climate! 
Bursa, which brings together the fertility of the soil in vast agricultural areas with dynamic export-oriented companies, modern processing facilities, agricultural market value, internationally accredited food analysis laboratories and industry is the Agriculture and Food Capital of Turkey with its unique products grown in its fertile lands and precious tastes.
When the production and product processing potential is examined, Bursa reveals its difference in numbers. 28 percent of the total surface area of Bursa, which has a perfect production structure that can meet the demands of the domestic and foreign markets in the food industry, is covered with agriculture.
Bursa is an olive city with 12 million olive trees. The mountains and valleys are full of olives. Bursa makes a difference in the global market by exporting the olive, which has become a brand in Turkey, to more than 50 countries. Bursa, which has the most preferred olive type among European countries, produces 25 thousand tons of olive oil per year while meeting one-fourth of our country’s table olive needs.
Bursa, which is the leading city in Deveci Pear production, also takes the lead in exports. While 550 thousand tons of 24 million tons of annual global pear production is carried out in Turkey, Bursa has 40 percent of the production.
With its geographical indication “Bursa black”, which is considered the “world's best quality black fig” due to its taste, shelf life and big size, is a world champion in production and export.
Black Figs, which are grown only in 40 villages of Bursa in the world, contribute 60 million dollars to the economy.
Bursa produces all of the chestnut candy that is identified with our city. Bursa Chestnut Candy is now registered as a geographical indication with the initiatives of the Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry…
The lands of Karacabey, known as the onion warehouse of Turkey, and Mustafakemalpaşa, which meet most of the tomato paste needs, also pullulate with abundance.
Adding modern agricultural techniques to increase fruit diversity among its production activities, Bursa also directs exports in the production of raspberries, strawberries and blueberries. 
Bursa takes the lead among the regions where food products are produced intensively.
Businesses engaged in the production of honey, molasses, jam, confectionery, Turkish delight, halvah, industrial chocolate and coffee are expanding their product ranges day by day.
Bursa is home to a large chain that extends to all areas of the food industry.
Bursa reveals its difference with fresh vegetables, fruits, canned food and dairy products. Bursa meets 26 percent of the total fruit juice production in Turkey.
While our city improves its international competitiveness in dried nuts, it offers "always hot and fresh" bakery products to the consumers. 
Bursa is also Turkey's gastronomy city with its unique flavors…
This is the work of a great team united under the umbrella of the Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which contributes to the export-oriented growth journey with the motto “Bursa Grows, Turkey Grows”.
This is a global success that the companies which cooperate within the scope of the Development of International Competitiveness Project of Bursa Processed Food Producer Companies reaching new markets.
Today, thanks to the Food Development of International Competitiveness Project of the Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry, many companies gain in exports, institutionalization and efficiency.
In the first Development of International Competitiveness Project, which started in 2016, significant opportunities were acquired with 8 trainings and consultations, 4 buyer delegation events attended by more than 600 foreign buyers from nearly 40 countries, as well as foreign marketing activities in Cologne, Dubai and Paris. 
While exports in the food sector increased by 5% in Turkey in the 3-year period of the project, the exports of Bursa Food Point member companies, which serve according to the technical standards of HACCP, ISO 2200, IFS, Halal Food, BRC, GLOBALGAP, increased by 82% in the same period.
Taking firm steps towards new achievements with giant brands, Bursa continues to be the pride of Turkey in production and exports.
Bursa is increasing its power in the agriculture-based food industry day by day and Turkey is growing.