Koyuncu Group has started the construction in a 100-decare geothermal heated technological greenhouse in Afyon, Turkey.
Celebrating its 55th anniversary, Koyuncu Group started the production with its 120 employees in its new investment, a 25 acres geothermal heated modern technological greenhouse located in the Sandikli district of Afyonkarahisar province. In the modern greenhouse, where a total of 300 km of pipes are used and 300,000 seedlings are planted in the project, natural cluster tomatoes are produced using the soilless farming method. The first crops began to be harvested in February. Fertilization is carried out by bumblebees with completely natural methods. With the full automation system, healthy products are obtained by providing ideal air conditioning for the plants.
Koyuncu Grup Agricultural Group President Merve Turgut said: “Our goal is to export quality and healthy products at high standards”
Stating that as Koyuncu Group, they continue their investments in different sectors, Koyuncu Group Agricultural Group President Merve Turgut said: “We have once again realized how important exports are for our country. Tomato is one of Turkey’s most important export vegetable products. Tomato is an indispensable agricultural product for reasons such as being on almost every table and having a long shelf life. We plan to produce 5 million kg of tomatoes per year in our greenhouse and export a large part of it. All European countries, mainly Germany, Netherlands and England, are among our target markets."
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