about our company
KFC Gida A.S.(Safe Food) is a leading producer of the Mediterranean food products from Turkey. The company is owned by Celep family. The family is a major grower with thousands of acrres of family owned farmland and a group of companies operating in the agricultural business since 1950.
The company is one of the largest processor and trader of raw and ginned cotton, a major commodity for Turkey. The procurement of the best raw materials is still done by the family and also a large percentage of our raw materials are grown on family owned lands throughout Aegean Sea region. Our company is a major packer of dried fruits for the retailers and worldwide manufacturers. Our products; dried fruits, pickles & sun-dried vegetables.
We have a unique contractual relationship with over 800 farmers to whom we provide technical support with our agricultural engineer team. This relationship provides us to begin the quality assurance program at the field.
We have a wide range of food service and retail packaging capabilities varying from 3oz to bulk packages. The ability to pack our propducts near the growing areas has resulted in significant cost savings, but more iimportantly, created less product handling and improved the overall quality. We have different production sites and warehousing facilities throughour the growing regions enabling us to procure the best raw materials and process them timely.
Our relation with worldwide manufacturers, foodservice, chains and retailers helped us to comprehend the importance of quality assurance. Since 1996 our company has got ISO 22000, and we are producing our products under HACCP food safety system, also, we are certified by BRC, in addition we are also Kosher (Star-K) certified.
In order to give better service our customers, we established our subsidiary company in USA. We are operating through 6 distribution centers since 2003 and serving our customers directly from the field to their final usage.