Foreigners take hold of Turkey’s food sector
Amid a series of high-profile foreign takeovers in Turkey’s food industry led by Japanese investors, many are worried that the country is losing its self-sufficiency in food. Tim Graham/Getty Images Products on display in a food market in the Kadikoy district of Istanbul, Turkey, April 4, 2014. ANKARA, Turkey — Once among the world’s seven countries that are self-sufficient in food, Turkey is fast becoming an importer of food as well as agricultural and husbandry products, as foreigners increasingly taking hold of the country’s food industry.
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