Konya Şeker established Seydibey Facilities
by Konya Seker in 2009 made the midpoint of Beyşehir district Seydisehir Turkey and dual production line with frozen fingers holding potatoes in the largest capacity in the ownership title in hand and only potato starch country campus Factory is also located Seydibey Agriculture Integrated Products Processing Plants continue to process potatoes purchased from producers and bring them to both producers and the national economy.
The fact that Konya Seker, which has not reflected the stagnation in the market to its producers and continues to purchase products, despite the fact that many sectors, especially the service sector and tourism sector have been closed since March due to the pandemic, gave the producers a sigh of relief that they paid the potato prices they bought from the producers this year.
"Konya Şeker, the Middle East and Turkey's first and only potato starch plant to set up"
In the previous year, due to the high prices of potatoes, producers in many parts of the country turned to potato cultivation and the contraction in consumption due to the stagnation in the service sector during the pandemic process, and the potato prices, which came to the market around 95 cents with the harvest, fell rapidly, 60-65 kuruş. Producer prices, which could not find buyers around, dropped to the level of 50 kuruş, and claims that many companies did not buy the potato that they had contracted planting due to the decrease in potato prices and that they were supplying cheap potatoes from the market. Konya Seker continued to support the potato producer with advances and fulfilled the contract conditions for the potatoes it purchased.
The production made frozen French fries in Turkey, onion rings and Seydibey out the manufacture of products such as croquet Integrated Facility for started production in 2009, Konya Şeker, 2014 via import the entire country's needs for imports of potato starch to meet that income of the reset imports leading currency of a manufacturer also completed the Potato Starch Factory investment for With the commissioning of these two investments, 222,075 tons of potatoes were produced in Konya in 2008, and potato production reached 611 thousand tons in 2019. Konya Seker, which started to produce zero-generation potato seeds by establishing the Tissue Culture Laboratory, pioneered Konya to make a big leap in yield per decare with the zero-generation potato seeds distributed to its producers.
"Whatever it has committed to its producer Konya Şeker has fulfilled"
Making an assessment on the completion of the payments made by Konya Seker to the potato producer, 25th and 26th Term AK Party Karaman Deputy and Pankobirlik President Recep Konuk said, “One of the most important conditions of sustainable production in agricultural production is that the producer does not encounter bad surprises. In other words, if the product produced by labor for months remains in the hands of the producer or if the producer has to dispose of his product below its cost, it is inevitable to experience tides in product supply