Being the champion of Turkey in its sector, Oba Makarna is proud of being among the top 100 in the “Turkey’s Top 500 Industrial Enterprises 2020 Research” prepared by the Istanbul Chamber of Industry, which the business and industry world is eagerly waiting for. At the same time, it successfully carries out the leadership of its sector in Turkey in production, export, investment and employment. In the ranking of the Top 500 Industrial Enterprises of Turkey, announced by the Istanbul Chamber of Industry according to 2020 data, Oba Pasta ranks 31st in 2020 with a record rise. suddenly jumping to the 86th…
Being the champion of Turkey in its sector, Oba Makarna is proud of being among the top 100 in the “Turkey’s Top 500 Industrial Enterprises 2020 Research” prepared by the Istanbul Chamber of Industry, which the business and industry world is eagerly waiting for. At the same time, it successfully carries out the Turkish leadership of its sector in production, export, investment and employment.
In the ranking of the Top 500 Industrial Enterprises of Turkey, announced by the Istanbul Chamber of Industry according to the data of 2020, Oba Pasta, with a record rise, moved from the 117th place in 2020 to the 86th place by jumping 31 places, while it is the 2nd in Gaziantep province-wide ranking. has taken its place. Expressing that 2020 was a difficult year for human history and economy due to the pandemic, Oba Group CEO Alparslan Özgüçlü stated that, without interrupting production, in this process, by exporting 40 different product types, primarily Turkey and 105 countries, he enabled the world tables to meet with Oba flavor. . As the Oba family, we are proud to be ranked 86th in the “Turkey’s Top 500 Industrial Enterprises 2020 Research” announced by the Istanbul Chamber of Industry. I would like to thank everyone who contributed to this success.”
Expressing that they operate in modern production facilities in Gaziantep and Sakarya Hendek, Özgüçlü said, “As Oba Makarnacılık, we operate with a daily pasta production capacity of 2 thousand tons in our facilities. Our company, which has a history of more than half a century in the pasta industry, maintains its leadership in both production and exports with its high technology investments, sensitivity to human health, quality and innovative production understanding.
“2020 has been the “Year of Innovations” for Oba Pasta”
Stating that their product portfolio has increased, Güçlü said, “Our company, which continues its innovation and R&D investments without interruption, introduced its new flavors to the consumers last year. Therefore, in a sense, 2020 has been the ‘Year of Innovations’ for Oba Pasta. In 2020, as Oba, we entered the noodle industry with our Obamie brand. In addition to this, we added Oba Un to our product portfolio and started production with a thousand-ton capacity, enabling new flavors to be added to our family. Among our new products, especially the noodle we produce with the Obamie brand, which is in the ready-to-eat consumption group, has won the appreciation of our consumers.
Özgüçlü, who also evaluated the pandemic process that affected the whole world, said, “Unfortunately, 2020 has passed as the year of combating the epidemic globally. In terms of consumption, there is a great increase in the sales of basic food products such as pasta and flour, especially during the pandemic period. Our company was also positively affected by the increase in demand in the process, leaving behind a successful year.”
“Oba Pasta has a significant market share in the world pasta export”
Stating that Oba pasta has an important place in world trade, Güçlü said, “On the other hand, we are proud to represent our country in the international arena with the leadership we have achieved in our sector in the first millennium survey of the Turkish Exporters Assembly. While this success increases our team motivation, it spurs us to new investments. With our new noodle production investment, which will be completed in 2021, we aim to reach a monthly capacity of 110 million packages and to realize Turkey’s largest noodle facility.”
“Oba will do his own logistics”
Expressing that they took action to carry out their own logistics in 2021 with the purchase of two ships of 1,500 TEU and 10 thousand containers, Özgüçlü said, “We want to further strengthen our position in the sector with our products that meet the demands of world consumers by observing the changes in consumption habits. Today, digitalization is no longer a choice, it has become a necessity. In this sense, we will further increase the importance we attach to digital transformation, our investments in e-commerce, R&D and innovation. In addition, we have taken action to do our own logistics in 2021 with the purchase of two ships of 1,500 TEU and 10 thousand containers. We will strive to contribute more to our country’s economy by growing steadily both in the domestic market and in exports, with our new investments and employments.