Agro Efforts

Herb Club

Founded in 2011, Kütaş Herb Club allows farmers to be empowered and to enjoy a better income for their produce. Through education and financial support, the program teaches farmers about sustainable farming and requires them to abandon the use of pesticides in favor of good agricultural practice.

In just 7 years, 1500 farmers have joined the club, successfully embracing sustainable farming.

Rainforest Alliance

Kütaş Agro has become Turkey’s first sustainable and Rain Forest Alliance certified organic herb producer.

Kütaş Tarım is also the only Rain Forest Alliance certified provider of both cultivated and wild grown sage in Albania.

Organic Farming

500 acres of new organic and EPA compliant own farmland

Largest sector specific organic farmer base in Turkey.

Contract Farming

Kütaş Agro began contract farming in 2017 in order to supply Kütaş Tarım with sustainable oregano.

Traceability With Farm Force

Kütaş maintains contact with farmers daily, tracking their activities through the use of “FarmForce” software.

Drying Ovens

With 37 ovens running on recycled stems, Kütaş Tarım has the world’s largest and most sustainable laurel leaves drying operations.

Quality Assurance & Quality Control

Barcoded Traceability

Traceability at Kütaş begins with planting of seeds and ends with the final product. Procedures for every step of production are implemented, HACCP plan is rigidly controlled by flow charts and risk analysis.

Sap Integration

Products that have been processed at Kütaş facilities are guaranteed to meet all customer specifications and global legislations. Every step of the process and every test is recorded in real time using the SAP system, allowing document transparency throughout the value chain.