10 million dollars is expected from exports
Entered the food industry four years ago, Kurex sold 6 million dollars worth of products in abroad. Targeted to reach ten million, Kerem Kurtay, managing director of the company informed that they start noodle production this year. He answered our questions:
You are a young company. What are your achievements in such a short period?
In four years, Kurex Foods has become one of the leading Food and Beverage manufacturers in Turkey with specially focusing on the production and exporting of Stock Cubes and Seasonings, Soups, Instant Beverages, Hot and Cold Drinks, Chocolate and Cocoa drinks. Our product range is rather wide; we have about 250 varieties, exported to 60 countries. Our products are specifically designed to meet today’s demands all over the world. Presently, we are the only Turkish food company exports to Japan, Korea and Malaysia. We are in every island in South America.
Bullions are our major product line, as well as our seasonings and spices. Then come the other lines.
What is the essence of your success?
Our sales and management teams are so good. We are on a constant study of food and related markets and trends, highly experience in export and business fields. With high spirited and commitment from the execution of great team work, Kurex Foods has made a big progress rapidly in a short of period of managing a widespread export network, varying from S. America to Caribbean Islands, from S. Korea to Japan, from North Africa to Middle Eastern countries.
You are renovating machine inventory. Are they for new products or are they regular works?
A new line for noodle and pasta production is to be established in a factory of 2,500 sqm. in Elazig. Then we start to export them. The machine is 70 meters long. By replacing some other machinery in our factory we want to grow our exports to ten million dollars.
Established in 2011, Kurex Foods is located in Istanbul Trakya Free Trade Zone. We produce a wide range of products under our house brands DELISH and FRUPPO, we dedicate ourselves to bring the highest quality, excellence and consistency to our valued consumers.
Main objective of the company is ‘To make the Finest Quality Food and Beverage available to consumer’ while taking utmost care of hygiene and maintaining the value, taste and flavors uniquely Kurex Foods. The company has ISO 9001:2000 and HACCP, HALAL certificates.