Turkey’s blackberry makes it way to Middle East, Hong Kong aboard Turkish cargo flight

20 Sep 2018 2:15 PM | Anonymous

Original news was published on 18 September 2018

Turkish Cargo has delivered the Chester variety of Turkish Blackberry on board the passenger aircraft at 2°C in cold chain status, to Dubai, Jeddah, Riyadh and Hong Kong.

Growing in May, June, July and August in and around Batman, the major land for cultivation of blackberry across Turkey, this special variety of Blackberry is a special taste rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and aromas with a brix degree of 13.5.

Picked up and packed before sunrise as it is a fragile product which is highly affected from sunlight, blackberries are kept well-preserved in high-standard cold storages of Turkish Cargo without any loss of heat.

Mehmet Sabit CEYLAN, an exporter said: “As part of the national development attempts; our mission is to ensure that the products, which can be cultivated in our region, are increased, and that the logistics and industrial infrastructure of them are created, and also that they are introduced to the international market. We currently achieve this mission with fresh fruits, frozen fruits, fruit juice concentrate and fruit juices produced by us. Standing out with its nutritional values rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, as well as its meaty structure and high-quality, these blackberries grow in our lands. We carry our rare blackberries, containing an intense sugar concentration and 20 shades of red, beyond our borders with Turkish Cargo.

“Responding to the requests of exporters easily thanks to its extensive flight network, Turkish Cargo proved its contribution to the Turkish economy once again,” said the carrier through a statement.