The decedent Butcher Kara Mehmet who was one of the a well-known butchers of Afyonkarahisar notables, put the name of the Butcher shop that he just opened during 1920s “The Cumhuriyet” with the emotions of that period.
While the Cumhuriyet Butcher Shop was meeting the needs of the residents of Afyonkarahisar, a delicious formula emerged in the soudjouks that Kara Mehmet made. Reputation of
soudjouks that were made by Kara Mehmet spread to Afyonkarahisar first, then throughout Turkey as time passes by. CumhuriyetSoudjouk became an indisputable flavor at that time.