Özgörkey Gıda is active in the agricultural sector in parallel with food. Established in 2003 in order to conduct research and development on seed growing and agriculture, Öztar Tohumculuk continues its activities at 1.500 m2 greenhouse and research laboratories, established in Izmir Torbalı Facilities. The company has a special research certificate, issued by the Ministry of Agriculture.
Öztar focuses on potato seed research and development carrying out various projects with Ege University and Agricultural Research Institutes. Our Expert agricultural engineer and technician team carries out both in vitro and field operations as well as Eurepgap and GAP (good agricultural practices) projects. A fully equipped greenhouse & laboratories within Torbalı facility serve as base operating field for ÖZTAR team.
Özgörkey Gıda stores its raw material in atmosphere controlled conditions. The computer controlled hi-tech potato raw material storage has a capacity of 30.000 tons. High quality products are produced from these high quality raw materials. The new facility for potato seed storage established in Konya Region which has 8.000 tons capacity.
Özgörkey Gıda is changing the agricultural practices in Turkey:
- The first pea harvesting equipment, spinach and green bean harvesting machines in Turkey.
- The new sweet corn harvesting machines has started to operate in 2016.
- With respect to our natural resources, Özgörkey Gıda cooperates with its farmers to install drop irrigation systems in all farms.