Food and Beverage

Food and Beverage

Limkon Fruit Juice Concentrate Facilities

The Limkon Fruit Juice Concentrate facilities have been built in the Adana Ömer Sabancı Organized Industrial Zone, over a total area of 40 thousand square meters, 13 thousand square meters of which is indoor area, and the official opening ceremony has been held on May 14, 2008.

Tomato paste is also produced at the facilities, in addition to fruit juice concentrate and fruit pulp. The Limkon portfolio includes conventional fruit juice concentrates, organic fruit juice concentrates, non-from-concentrate (NFC) fruit juices and freshly squeezed fruit juices and fruit flavor beverages. Limkon has taken its place in the top ranks in citrus produce processing in Turkey in 2017, as always. In addition, it has continued to process many other fruits, primarily pomegranate, apple and cherry varieties. It continues to increase organic concentrate production every year, especially in order to be able to meet the organic concentrate demands from abroad. it is expanding its range with organic fruit diversity and increasing the sales figure, in addition to the increase in the organic production quantities. Apple, cherry, pomegranate, black carrot juice concentrates and pulps are some of these products. In addition, the natural fruit flavors and oils produced at our factory are among the trends with increasing sales. All parts of the raw materials used in our factory are evaluated, and no parts are wasted from rind to pulp.

It has realized concentrated product exports to 32 countries with a 55 percent share in the total sales, and has added new domestic and international companies to its customer portfolio. In 2017, Limkon has participated by opening a stand in Köln Anuga food exposition, which is among the world’s largest expositions.

The company continues to sell fresh orange juice, NFC (non-from-concentrate) fruit juices and fruity beverage varieties under its registered “Pomona” brand.  It is expanding its product range in the iced tea, different fruit / flavor beverages group by new R&D studies every year. There are three dealers in Istanbul and one main dealer in Adana. Dealership operations are continued at country scale in this area.

A line investment of 5 million Euro has been made in the Adana factory at the first stage with the partnership of ADM Wild within the Limkon organization.  According to the partnership agreement made with the ADM Wild Food Company, which is a world leader in fruit juice, flavor and compound products, the production of the imported compound products are continued within the Limkon organization.  In addition to reducing imports in these products and thus contributing in reducing the current deficit, a new market has been created for the concentrated products that are produced. It is planned to increase the annual fruit processing capacity to 100 thousand tons in the first stage and subsequently to 120 thousand tons in this way. Limkon, merging the experience and success of the ADM Wild Company in compound products with the Pomona brand it has created, continues its operations aimed to offer special mixture fruity beverages to the Turkish market.

Limkon has continued to take internship applications and to share information related to fruit juice production over the website in 2017 within the scope of the social responsibility project “Limkon Youth Zone”, and has offered the opportunity to undergo internship at its factory to more than 30 students in 2017.