The Municipality of Istanbul and the bread factory IHE of its property, also in Istanbul, have developed a project to improve the supply of organic grains. Until now, there was no sufficient amount of organic grain quality in Turkish biomarkets. Therefore, the City is developing a project to recruit crops. This will make people who fled to the city once, return to the countryside to cultivate their land and produce more environmentally cereals. Also, we want to produce nuts and dried fruits and vegetables for sale through stores ecological Istanbul.
Meanwhile, the bread factory in Istanbul is producing organic bread and is the main sponsor of the training courses for farmers, as well as testing to monitor soil and pesticide residues in products. The project, called "Growing bio – bio Bread", was established in August 2005 in ten cities in Turkey. Through seminars, the necessary basic knowledge is transmitted to the farmers. In 2005, they bought 3,300 tons of cereals to 240 farmers. For the year 2006, are expected to be 14,000 tons from 1,300 farmers.
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