Always a big favourite with foreign food and drink producers, WorldFood Istanbul will be opening its doors to international businesses once more in 2020. So far, the show has confirmed participation from companies from around the globe – ready to take part in the WorldFood brand’s unique VIP buyers programme and Retail Centre. WorldFood Istanbul, the international meeting point of the Turkish food industry, will introduce many new products to the food world at the TUYAP Fair, Convention and Congress Centre on September 2-5, 2020.
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Local authorities in Turkey are to start selling vegetables and fruits to combat the country’s food inflation. Speaking at an event organised by the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly (TİM), finance minister, Berat Albayrak, identified inflation as one of the vulnerabilities of the Turkish economy and said the government is fighting with determination. According to the latest official data, food prices increased by 6.4% in January from the previous month, and the annual increase was 30.7%.