Playing a pioneering role in the industry for quality, innovation and reliability, the firm is continuously growing in different customer segments
DKG Food, one of the leading dried fruit manufacturers, packers and exporters from Turkey was established in 1985. Today, DKG Food carries out its activities in Izmir, Turkey at its premises built on 5000 m2 closed production area.
Main products of DKG are dried apricots, dried figs, sun-dried tomatoes, dried prunes, dates and pine nut kernels. Our company has grown over the years with brands like Palmas and Golden Palm and we have launched our new brand “Kurme” in 2012. Being a true pioneer of quality, innovation and reliability in the industry, the firm is continuously growing in different customer segments such as retail (supermarket chains, grocery stores, gas stations, airline catering, movie theaters, fitness centers, and vending machines), HORECA (hotel, restaurants, cafeterias) and industrial with its new packaging line which ranges from 30 grams to 2.5 kilograms in Quadropack, Doypack, and thermo formed clear and peelable trays.
With the launch of Kurme series in 2012, the company added functional and innovative lines for “healthy snack” concept such as 3 pouch vacuum packs, trio round vacuum packs, tapas, 1 pouch and portioned 2 pouch series in shelf ready display cartons to its retail portfolio.
According to the official of the company, DKG Food is committed to differentiate via;
* Bringing innovative solutions to different customer segments by designing packaging solutions addressing different customer needs and demands to be the best option for dried fruit based healthy snacks.
* Supplying healthy and highest quality products by using the best available raw materials and highest technology
* Processing ready-to-eat products at different moisture levels
* Continuously improving its processes and facilities in accordance with international regulations and customers’ requirements
“We aim to emphasize on ‘A Healthy Snack in Your Bag’ concept in order to develop awareness with dried fruit based healthy snacks and become a worldwide recognized leading brand,” says an official of the company and outlines their operations: “With ongoing research and development, innovative packaging solutions and high quality standards we aim to provide and introduce our customers with our healthy snack concept, and answer the needs for the changing snacking habits from chocolate and sugary generic products to delicious healthy alternatives.”
DKG Food has been the first choice of the prestigious market leaders of USA, Australia, Canada, Brazil, China, Japan, Europe, UAE and Turkey by achieving cost effective, fast and permanent solutions within the perception of industrial discipline.
“Today, our products are sold in major retailers in USA including Walmart, Kroger, Sam’s Club, Meijer, Stop & Shop with no rejections over the last 20 years. With the launch of new series, KURME branded product have taken their places on the shelves of not only international retailers like Sam’s Club , Walmart, Metro, Pao de Acucar, Muffato , but also domestic retailers like Migros, Carrefour, Metro, Real Hypermarkets, and special sales points such as Shell Turkey, Mars Movie Theaters, and DO&CO (Turkish Airlines Catering Company).
“Our company is well structured according to latest developments of food processing sector in terms of quality and safety with controlling its operations on SAP. Our Quality Assurance system has been accredited by BRC (British Retailer Consortium) certificate (Grade A), which also complies with 100% system requirements of HACCP (ISO 22000:2005) and production premises are serving to blue-chip industries as well as supermarket chains with hi-tech equipment and machinery.