Ak Gıda | Life at Ak Gıda

AK GIDA IS TURKEY'S LEADING DAIRY PRODUCTS COMPANY. WE PROCESS THE MOST TASTY AND QUALITATIVELY BEST MILK IN OUR COUNTRY

Ak Gıda operates 6 plants nationwide. With a processing capacity of 5,000 tons of milk daily, it is the largest producer in the milk and dairy products sector of Turkey...

We began with the production of UHT milk, yoghurt, white and hard cheese products. Today, Ak Gıda offers a range of over 300 products from curd to homogenised ream yoghurt, milk desserts and kefir. The company operates 6 processing plants in different regions of Turkey: Sakarya, Karaman, Lüleburgaz, Kahramanmaraş and Aydın where we process the milk collected from all over the country into natural and tasty products.

As Turkey's biggest dairy producer Ak Gıda and markets is range of products - milk, yoghurt, ayran, kefir, fresh cheese, and ready-to-eat pudding - under the brand name İçim. İçim brand products are natural, tasty, of high quality and nourishing.

İçim is one of the 3 leading milk and dairy product brands in the market. The exquisite taste and naturalness of our product is recognised both in the country and internationally. In the years 2016-2018 İçim brand cheeses and yoghurt products were found worthy of the “Superior Taste Award“ of the International Taste & Quality Institute, which is considered the Michelin Guide for Food. In the beverages category İçim Ayran received the “Superior Taste Award 2017”. At the 29th International Cheese Competition 2018, the world largest event of its kind, Içme Labne was awarded a gold medal and Içme Curd a bronze medal.

İçim takes its inspiration from the care of mothers towards their family. We will continue to sweeting peoples’ lives with fresh, natural and affordable products of high quality...

1996

Ak Gıda began its operations in its Sakarya (Pamukova) facilities. Today, the company has a milk processing capacity of 1,500 tons daily.

1998

The first İçim branded milk is marketed.

1999

As a first in the dairy sector, long-life milk is offered in a plastic bottle.

2000

Ak Gıda begins to export dairy products, and enters the white cheese market.

2001

Ak Gıda enters the white cream cheese and hard cheese market.

2002

Ak Gıda establishes its sales and distribution company Seher Gıda.

2008

The Dolcia brand is launched.

2008

The Karaman facility with a daily processing capacity of 1,000 tons of milk commences operations.

2009

The Lüleburgaz facility with a daily processing capacity of 500 tons of milk commences operations.

2011

The facility Kahramanmaraş is the first milk processing plant in the city.

2013

The Aydın facility commences operations. It has the 2nd largest cheese production line in Europe.

2014

İçim products receive the Superior Taste Award.

2015

Ak Gıda joins forces with Group Lactalis.

2017

The company enters the protein-fortified milk market.

2018

The company enters the organic milk market.

2019

Cheese production capacity increased with Tire Production Facility of 900 tons of milk processing volume per day. Pet Bottle line activated.

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