The company became the leader of Middle East at dairy products starting with Three-Wheeled vehicle. Right now we export products worth15 million dollar to Middle East. Akbel Sut and Sut Urunleri in Eregli of Konya provides the need of milk and dairy products of Middle East. The new target of the company is to get Europeans to taste the products of “Akbel” who exports products worth15 million
dollar to Middle East.
The Akbel family starting with 100 kg/day sales of milk with three-wheeled vehicle in Eregli in 1973 exports to 10 Middle East countries today. Having 800 ton milk processing capacity the company has 250 staff. Apart from ISO 9001:2008 the company has ISO 22000 and Halal Certificate and has an important share at domestic and foreign markets with its 48 different products.
Akbel Sut and Sut Urunleri is in service on 9.600m2 area in Eregli and also has branches in Ankara and Istanbul for marketing. On winter seasons the 200 ton/day need of milk is provided by its own farm, which has 5.000 dairy cow capacity, with 1.500 dairy cows. On summer seasons the company provides the need of 500-600 tons/day from the farmers.
Due to the economic crisis the company got into the market of Middle East in 2010 and made 15 million dollar export. The company also employs about 20.000 people by purchasing milk from farmers in Karaman, Sivas, Kayseri, Nigde, Aksaray and Konya. The waste water of dairy products is provided to economy.
On the other hand whey after production is provided to economy. Akbel processes whey in its second facility and produces whey powder. Some of the production is exported and the rest of it is sold to domestic companies producing pastry, biscuit and chocolate. Powdering water prevents nature pollution and provides input for economy.