Between the years of 1979 and 1981, it worked as commission agent for 2 seasons in Hızırkahya village. Beginning from 1981, it started working as agency in Kumluca wholesale market number 23 that will form the principal place of the company in the way of procuring goods to domestic traders and exporters.
In 1994, for the purpose of institutionalizing in the fresh fruits and
vegetables sector “Çetinler Tarım Ticaret ve Paz. Ltd. Şti.” was established under the partnership of Turan Çetin, Muhammet Çetin and Ali Çetin.
In 1995, for the purpose of supporting the kumluca commission and export sector in the agency business activity, Antalya wholesale market number 88 was put in place. In accordance with the demands coming together with incorporation, first export was realized to Russia and Sweden, because of the condition of these years, the Swedish export has been carried on for a certain period from Antalya free zone. after Sweden and Russia, Moldova and Georgian line became the part of the activity. In 2000, because packaging that is required for export couldn’t be provided, wooden package manufacturing plant was established in Kumluca within the structure of our company. By stepping in the package production factory, the packaging that needed by the company was produced, in addition, the packing need of other exporters that are doing business in the area was met.
Together with the development of the export within the structure of our company, in 2002 an branch was opened in Romania and with this branch penetration into the Romania market was made with MILEXIM brand. In the subsequent periods our company sought branding and the registered MILEXIM brand has been used on all products and in all countries.
Together with the intensification of the export of our company, in 2003 by bringing together the small plants in the marketplace, by making the required amendments in line with the HACCP-ISO 22000 standards, a modern export packaging plant was formed. Our company realized total 750 parties and 15 thousand of fresh fruit and vegetable export in the yeards 2007 and 2008.
Our company realized the above mentioned exports to Bulgaria, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Moldavia, Swiss, Macedonia, Kosovo, Bosnia Herzegovina and other countries. In 2009 season our company aims to realize 1000 parties and 20.000 tons of export. Together with the development of pomegranate growing business in the region and in line with the demand of the customers abroad, the necessity for the cold storage became a current issue and in 2004 a 500-ton capacity cold storage depot was established within the structure of our company near the packaging factory.