Muammer Çaputçu, the founder of Berkiz Gıda San. ve Tic. Ltd.Şti.,graduated from Bornova Anadolu Lisesi in 1978 andfrom Business Administration at Middle East Technical University in 1983. He started his careerworking in the family business and was behind many innovations in the nuts industry for the next 25 years. In 2010, he left the family company.
Even though Berkiz Gıda San. ve Tic.
Ltd.Şti. is newly established, thec ompany has made great progress in a very short period of time as a result of Muammer Caputcu's experience in the industry. First, he purchased a work place with 2,100 m2 covered area in 5,300 m2 land and started operation simmediately. The machines in the work place include closed system sifting machine, Sortex and automatic packaging machines for sunflower seed and raw chickpeas, roasting machines for white roasted chickpeas and frying machine. He also took the appropriate steps by starting working on ISO 22000 for quality assurance.
At the same time, the company exports many kinds of nuts such as roasted chickpeas, sunflower seeds and hazelnuts. Also it imports different kinds of nuts such as; roasted cornand peanuts. Muammer Çaputçu is serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for TÜKSİAD (All Nuts Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association) which, in Turkey, is the only non-governmental organization in the nut sector. Implementing innovations in the industry and producing healthy products in a hygienic environment are the company's main goals.