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USA is the leader country in Turkey’s spices & herbs export

Aegean is at the top for the export of spices & herbs that are the source of taste and healthiness


fresh thyme on wooden table

Herbs and spices growing in Anatolia are not only healing sources to the 150 countries but also adds flavour to the world cuisine.

While Turkey exported spices valued 175  billion dollar in 2016, 79% of this export was taken place by Aegean Exporters’ Associations and we export mostly to the United States valued 28 billion dollars. 137 billion dollars of spices &herbs has been exported by Aegean Exporters Associations’ in 2016.

In 2015, Turkey’s spice export was 153 billion dollars and export has been increased by 14% compared to the previous year.

As healthy nutrition is a growing trend around the World, the interest in Turkish spices&herbs has been increasing each year.

In spice export, oregano, laurel leaves and cumin are at the top of the list

Turkey is the leader country in the production and exportation of oregano&thyme and laurel leaves in the World.

The most exported spice is oregano&thyme in Turkey. In 2016, Turkey exported 60 billion dollars of oregano&thyme that adds flavour to foods. Secondly, 40 billion dollars of laurel leaves, that is one of the most delicious spices, are exported from Turkey.

Cumin is essential for meat dishes and has taken place as a third in our spice export. Turkey exported 23 billion dollars of cumin in 2016 with a huge rise of %106 compared to the previous year.

As for sage apart of  it is a spice ; it is also used to treat the illnesses and prevent from flu, it is exported approx. 8 billion thousand dollars in 2016 .

Our Spices&Herbs are mostly exported to USA

In 2015, 22 billion 163 thousand dollars of spice was exported to USA and our export to USA has increased by 26%  in 2016.

As Aegean Exporters’ Associations, we are organising the Turkish National participation to the Summer Fancy Food Show, the largest specialty food show  in North America, since 1998 and we believe that it has great influence on this achievement.

Most of these products are gifts of nature to us..

Aegean Furniture Paper And Forestry Product Exporters Associations’ Chairman Nurettin Tarakçıoğlu states that laurel leaves, oregano & thyme,  sage, rosemary,cumin seeds, fennel seeds, which are remedies for many diseases and grows naturally, are  processed and packaged by the Turkish companies and exported to worldwide by adding value.

Tarakçıoğlu emphasizes that these products are the first exported products from Turkey and almost all of them are exported from the Aegean Region. As a result of these facts, Turkey is of the leader exporter country at these products. In addition, people who uses these gifts of nature heal themselves.

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