Rize Commodity Exchange President Mehmet Erdogan, tea farming in areas related to organic farming pass, "Private sector and dry tea in the hands of tea stocks can compensate for the loss, but 10 percent of the loss of the product is impossible to compensate." said.
Referring to the fact that the organic agriculture application will start with the first shoot of the next season with the completion of the age tea season, Erdoğan emphasized that organic use should be passed by giving up the use of chemical fertilizer even in order to meet the need of soil in tea cultivation.
Erdogan underlined that no notification has been made for the transfer of organic fertilizer, "We have not been notified from the related institutions yet, and we want this to be done gradually in the next season.When there is a transition to the product, what will be the product compensation? We have not seen the results of the tests on the migration of organic fertilizer, the product must be clearly differentiated and the roadmap has to be established. " she said.
Erdogan stated that they should definitely abandon the chemical fertilizer and said, "We have to do this and we have to act by observing the losses that may be experienced." The loss of crops can be compensated by the private sector and the tea stocks of Çaykur's dry tea, What will we do then? We will have a request from abroad or we will make up for it in a way.The Turkish tea is also tasteful.We will change this taste.We are trying to find answers to these questions. " said.