The Metropolitan Municipality, which has pioneered the cultivation of high value-added agricultural products such as raspberry, aronia and blueberry in Bursa in recent years, has now pressed the button to increase the yield and quality in chestnut production. At the meeting, hosted by the Metropolitan Municipality and attended by all parties, from agriculture to forests, from producers to chestnut candy manufacturers, studies were initiated to create a new road map in chestnut production.
In Bursa, which has the Geographical Indication Registration Certificate with Candied Chestnut, the Metropolitan Municipality stepped in in order to increase the chestnut production, which 'decreases every year'. In order to ensure rural development, Tarım Peyzaj A.Ş. The Metropolitan Municipality, which brought high value-added products such as raspberry, aronia and blueberry to Bursa's agriculture, brought together all sides of the issue in order to make chestnut production as high-yield as in the past. Under the chairmanship of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Alinur Aktaş, Forest Regional Director Esat Şimşek and the officials of the Provincial Directorate of Agriculture, chestnut producers, chestnut sugar manufacturers and Tarım Peyzaj A.Ş. Chestnut production was discussed at the meeting, which was also attended by the managers. At the meeting; All subjects were discussed, from combating diseases and pests such as branch cancer, gall wasp, root rot, which cause the gradual decrease in chestnut production in Bursa, to supporting production.
Bursa's important brand
Metropolitan Mayor Alinur Aktaş said that Bursa has many brand values and that chestnut candy is one of the most important brands of the city. Pointing out that although a lot of chestnuts were produced in Bursa in the past, the number of chestnuts has decreased in recent years, Mayor Aktaş said, “There have been studies on this subject and some progress has been made. We consulted all parties on the issue about what we can do to contribute to the future of the city. We have prepared a new roadmap. After that, Tarım Landscape Inc. We will implement the necessary works to improve the process, and to strengthen the infrastructure, especially at the point of supplying chestnuts from Bursa. Thank you to everyone who participated and gave ideas. I hope our meeting will be the beginning of good results.”
Günceleme: 02/12/2022 13:02