Anadolu Etap, which was established in cooperation with Anadolu Group, Özgörkey Holding and Brazil-based Cutrale Group, is carrying on its activities with the strategy of being one of Europe’s leading fruit juice producing and fresh fruit growing companies.
Anadolu Etap started investing in plantation in 2010 in order to meet the demand of high-quality raw material for fruit juice concentrate production and also the demand in fresh fruit industry. The first sapling was planted in April 23th, 2011. Anadolu Etap has reached 3.5 million fruit trees in 5 regions on 7 orchards that are built on a 2.500 ha of land. While sour cherry, apricot, pear, apple, plum, cherry, peach, pomegranate and nectarine trees are being planted on farms, many varieties of fruits are being grown with modern techniques.
The fruit juice production factories in Mersin and Denizli have reached the maximum capacity in Turkey, processing 177.000 tons of fruit in 2016. Anadolu Etap provides continuous service its customers ranging from America to Japan.
In 2016, Anadolu Etap established new fruit juice production factory in Isparta has a production capacity equal to Mersin and Denizli factories and new state-of-the-art fruit packing house in Balıkesir with controlled atmosphere cold storage represents one of the most modern packing facilities in Turkey. Additionally, Anadolu Etap extended fresh fruit operations with Turkey’s first fruit brand “Doal”.
As the biggest fruit growth project of Turkey Anadolu Etap is the first company to publish the Sustainable Agriculture Principles in August, 2004.