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Prospects of Turkish Organic Food Sector: Some Suggestions Improving the Market

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  • Sinan NARDALI

    () (Celal Bayar University School of Applied Sciences, Turkey)

  • Funda GENCLER

    () (Celal Bayar University School of Applied Sciences, Turkey)

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Organic farming is based on minimal use of off-farm inputs and on management practices that restore, maintain or enhance ecological harmony. Worldwide, the demand for organic products appears to have expanded quickly in the past decade, stimulated by consumer perceptions that organic products are safe and healthy. Organic production in Turkey is almost entirely dependent on exports. Organic sector in Turkey is the relatively slow development of domestic demand. In this regard, the aim of this article is to give the readers an idea about the present situation of organic agriculture in Turkey. The topic summarizes the organic agriculture activity both in production and marketing aspects. Therefore, some recommendations are made to improve the organic market in Turkey.

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  • Sinan NARDALI & Funda GENCLER, 2011. "Prospects of Turkish Organic Food Sector: Some Suggestions Improving the Market," Economics and Applied Informatics, "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, issue 1, pages 95-100.
  • Handle: RePEc:ddj:fseeai:y:2011:i:1:p:95-100
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    Keywords

    Organic production; Organic product marketing; Turkish organic sector;

    JEL classification:

    • L66 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Food; Beverages; Cosmetics; Tobacco
    • O16 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance

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