About Us

AVES as one of the major Turkish stakeholders in supply and production of crude sunflower seed oil, with its nearly 25 years of experience in international commodity trade and through partner companies around the world is active in the fields of production and international trade of edible oil, production of biodiesel, storage of edible oil, real estate, off-shore platform for ship loading and unloading.

With 1.500 tons/day crushing, 700 tons/day refining and 1.100 tons/day filling capacities AVES at Turkey’s largest fully integrated oilseed processing and biodiesel facility which is installed in Mersin on a 120-decare land, producing 1 million tons of edible oil, olive cake and biodiesel per year.

With a capacity of 84.000 cubic meter silo and 28.000 cubic meter vessel storage, AVES has a smart shelf storage system with 5.000 euro pallet capacity as installed on 3.000 meter square area. Extending day by day its domestic and foreign market shares with SAFYA branded sunflower oil for which it guarantees same quality in the first bottle and one millionth bottle and exporting SAFYA sunflower oil to more than 60 countries; AVES carries out full production processes from fields to tables.

AVES has a significant advantage in logistic costs compared to its competitors, completing its supply chain with Turkey’s third largest petroleum and edible oil storage facility with 220.000 cubic meter capacity located in Mersin and with SAVKA offshore port of ship loading/unloading.

AVES oilseeds processing facility has ISO 9001 Quality, FSSC 22000 Food Safety, ISO 14001 Environment, OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety, ISO 27001 Information Safety Management Systems and TS 886 Edible Sunflower seed oil product certificate, HALAL and KOSHER certifications. AVES is also a Class A1 member of FOSFA, a leading organization in edible oil and oilseed industry.

CEO’S MESSAGE

AVES, owner of Turkey’s largest and fully integrated oilseed processing and biodiesel facility is active in supply and production of edible oil at its facility located in Mersin and installed on 120-decare land.

AVES, for whom quality is the key point, goes further to become a global trademark thanks to its experience in international commodity trade and its concept of service as designed in line with consumers’ demands. AVES takes its steps in accordance with its mission to make constant improvements to reduce its carbon footprint by becoming a company that increases its profitability and sales in all sectors of its field of business.

Our firm operating in the fields of production and international trade of edible oil, production of biodiesel, edible oil storage has become a fast-growing trademark in Turkey and the World in such a period of about 25 years.

We extend our domestic and foreign market shares day by day thanks to our concept of service as developed in line with this approach “We respect nature, we grow naturally” and to SAFYA branded sunflower oil for which the same quality is assured in the first bottle and one millionth bottle. In our facility we use state-of-art food technology and production infrastructure and production process is carried out at international standards. We focus on newer and larger investments towards development and growth.

Having always been listed in Turkey’s finest finance lists since its foundation AVES took the 254th place in ISO 500 List according to 2018 data. Our firm cares supporting and implementing R&D activities within the scope of continuous improvement and energy – efficiency, establishing effective, productive and constructive cooperation with customers and suppliers, and improves itself through restoration as a human and environment friendly organization.

In addition to offering economical benefits by creating employment, growth and added-value, we AVES have been making an effort to ensure sustainable improvement by way of our pioneering and innovative activities on social and environmental issues according to our social responsibility mission since our foundation. We target to be one of the 20 firms recorded with the highest growth in commodity trade, and reach to different points in Turkey and World in the next decade.

Onat ANGI
General Manager

About Us