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In this month’s Milling and Grain, we team up with our sister publication (and website) the International Milling Directory (IMD) to take a look at the milling industry in Turkey. The IMD is ideally placed for this task, due to the new search functions that have been added to the website, allowing for suppliers to be located using a world wide map! To see the way IMD makes it easy to find local as well as global suppliers visit:

Milling and Grain is becoming a must-read magazine for the Turkish milling industry. The market in Turkey is expanding and developing, as proved by the rapid expansion of Turkey’s premier flour milling event, IDMA that has truly emerged as an international exhibition of milling and baking technology. The event attracts the highest level of international participation with both regional and national organisations bringing millers and suppliers together every second year. Turkey’s exports of wheat are in a world-leading category in both volume and quantity. In the Central Anatolian region, Turkey is a strong player in today’s industry. Milling and Grain works closely with our International Editor, Professor Dr Hikmet Boyacioglu of Okan University in Istanbul. Professor Boyacioglu is a most respected and widely known expert in the flour milling and bakery sectors. Earning a BSc and MSc degrees in Food Engineering and Cereal Processing Engineering respectively from Ege University, Izmir and then a PhD in Cereal Science and Food and Nutrition from North Dakota University in the USA, he heads up our Turkish edition of Milling and Grain and works with our Milling and Grain team internationally as well as in Turkey. Working with Professor Boyacioglu acumen provides our new readers with a sure and solid link to the international world of milling. Here we highlight a selection of major players in the Turkish milling sector who have kindly responded to our request for information on their key products and their company’s background.

Tom Blacker with Professor Dr Hikmet Boyacioglu 36 | September 2015 - Milling and Grain


Aybakar is a family company, which manufactures products such as the square plansifter, roller mill, spout Address: Esenboga yolu magnet, grain separator, Ankara-Turkey pneumatic fan and bucket Country: Turkey Tel: 903123980247 elevator. It was established in 1932; therefore it is no stranger to the world of agriculture. Consequently, it confidently produces a wide range of useful products, continually striving to make improvements. This approach has led to it becoming one of the major machinery and equipment manufacturing companies in the field of the grain processing industry. The company deals with turnkey mill projects and the modernisation of wheat flour, semolina and maize mills. It ensures that all of their products satisfy market requirements in order to maintain its fantastic reputation. It exports milling machinery and equipment to more than 45 different countries, rendering continuous after sale services. Aybakar takes pride in its development of modern, high capacity, efficient mills, which it sells at reasonable prices. It does all of this to achieve their ultimate goal: customer satisfaction.

Sep 2015 - Milling and Grain magazine  

The September 2015 edition of Milling and Grain magazine

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