Turkish Coffee: Types, Features and Import Methods

Turkish Coffee: Types, Features and Import Methods

Coffee entered Turkey during the days of Sultan Suleyman Kanuni in the 16th century. Its fame exceeded the region until it became the preferred type for coffee lovers, was included in the list of intangible cultural heritage and agreed on a world day to celebrate it on 5th December.

Turkish coffee is an authentic flavour option that has gained worldwide fame and become a lucrative commercial item.

What Stand out for Turkish Coffee?

Turkish coffee is known for its way of grinding, filtering, roasting, and fermenting, which contributes to its special flavour.

Top Turkish Coffee

It is not easy to compare Turkish coffees in terms of quality and flavour as there are many kinds including new Turkish coffee and old Ottoman coffee. Turkish coffee is often not roasted much, so its grain remains light, professionals can recognize even simple differences.

For example, Selamlique coffee not only produces the best coffee but also adds flavours. It also produces decaffeinated coffee for those who have a problem with this substance.

There is also Mahmood coffee, known for its metal can, and Al Ameed coffee, originally Kuwaiti, with cardamom that adds a distinctive flavour.

Turkish Coffee

Turkey's Most Famous Coffee Companies

Mehmet Efendi is one of the best coffee brands, with more than150 years, depending on high-quality Arabic coffee seeds, coated in a way to keep it fresh as long as possible.

Nuri Toplar coffee has been brought on firewood since 1890 using Arabica beans and slow roasting. Kahve Dunyasi is also another famous company.

In addition, there are other famous companies such as Adil Kayisoolu coffee, Shazel coffee, Detay coffee, and many more.

Turkish Coffee Prices (Wholesale)

Current wholesale prices vary by type of coffee, plant and country of origin, but the average prices are currently between $12 and $20, without shipping expenses.

Wholesale Turkish Coffee

Conditions for Importing Coffee from Turkey

After reviewing the customs requirements and the laws of the country that supplies it, the import of coffee like other goods has conditions, as follows:

  • A valid commercial register, must be submitted by the importer.
  • Making sure of the company's import and export papers.
  • Certificate of origin showing the source of goods.
  • A health certificate showing the health safety of the product.
  • A regular invoice certified by the Turkish Chamber of Commerce.
  • A shipping document that shows the delivery of goods to shipping companies.
  • Approval from the importing country.

Steps to Import Turkish Coffee

After studying the local market and the price of goods, feasibility, choosing quality, and determining the quantity, the price and payment method are agreed upon with the exporting trader, then submitting the shipping papers and agreeing with the shipping company to deliver the goods. 

Tebadul Services in Importing Coffee from Turkey

Tebadul International Trade provides you with all the explanations on how to import coffee from Turkey, puts in your hands all options, and shows you the easiest way to choose the product and factory at the best prices, as well as the shipping services and necessary papers.

For further inquiries and information, you can contact the company's representatives who will support you and provide all details.

Import of Coffee from Turkey


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