Turkish Tea: Top Brands & Manufacturers of Tea in Turkey

The homeland of Turkish Tea is the Eastern Black Sea Region of Turkey.

Tea is produced mostly in cities Rize, Trabzon, Artvin, Giresun and Ordu.

Turks, who love tea passionately, are ranked fourth in the list of the world’s most tea-drinking nations, with an average of 2.3 kilograms of tea per person per year.

Turkish people could not live without coffee 100 years ago, now do not start their day without drinking their tea in tea glasses.

Here we will present top Turkish Tea manufacturers, Top Turkish Tea brands, Tea Pots and other related topics.

 

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Top Turkish Tea Brands & Manufacturers

Caykur: The biggest manufacturer and brand of Turkish Tea

Established as a State-Owned Enterprise (SOE) limited with its capital, autonomous in its activities having a legal entity under the name of General Directorate of Tea Enterprises (Çay-Kur) under Statutory Decree 112 dated 10.10.1983 based on code 2929 enacted in year 1983 (published in the Official Gazette with duplicated issue no 18205 dated 28.10.1983). This code has been amended by Statutory Decree with issue no 233.
 
First serious attempt regarding cultivation of tea plant in Turkey was carried out in 1888. In the book titled “Industrial and Commercial Geography” published by Governor of Mudanya, Hasan Fehmi, graduated from Imperial School of Political Science in 1892 in Istanbul, it is written that tea plants were imported from China through Esbaki İsmail Pasha, Minister of Commerce at that time. Tea saplings cultivated in several parts of Bursa city didn’t grow and the same attempt was repeated in 1892 with no fruitful result. Ecological conditions of Bursa city being not favorable for tea production and the situation not known at that time were the main reasons why this attempt failed. However, with effect of habitude of drinking tea which quickly became widespread among people tea cultivation in Turkey became a subject which was spoken of and discussed continuously. Meanwhile, some articles and books, even if just a bit, were published regarding tea.

Company
Çaykur
Director General and Chairman of the Board          Yusuf Ziya ALİM
LocationRize,Turkey
Turnover700 million US dollars
Cultivation area75.900 hectares
Production133.000 tonnes of dried tea
Employees10.670
Tea producers207.000
Tea factories45
Packaging plants2
Regional directorates9

Black Tea, Green Tea, White Tea, Iced Tea(Didi)

didi iced tea by Caykur Turkey

Rize Turist Çayı

The Rize Turist Çay – the most consumed Çaykur tea. Rize Turist Çay has been part of every Turkish family for decades and has been the best known and most popular of all tea types for generations. High-quality but affordable, Rize Turist tea is available in Turkish supermarkets in 100 g, 200 g, 500 g, 1000 g and 2000 g packs.

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Altinbas

Two leaves and a bud’ – this special rule also applies to our Altinbaş tea, where only the bud and two youngest leaves of the tea bush are used. Altinbaş tea has a distinctive taste, and both its aroma and flavour unfold as soon as you start preparing it. Enjoy Altinbaş tea with friends or at any other occasion. Available in Turkish supermarkets in 200 g and 500 g packs.

Dogus Cay

Dogus Tea Turkey

Doğuş Çay, established as a family business in 1985, made its first investment in the tea sector. The activity area that started with tea, continued with sugar and canning activities in the following years. Being able to see the future, to determine the right strategies against the changing consumer preferences and to take place in the market with products exceeding expectations and to compete without sacrificing quality and honesty has been the basic dynamics of Doğuş Çay’s development since the year it was established. With the investments made with this point of view, the products produced under Doğuş Çay brand have become the decisive elements of the competition in the sector they are playing with.

Continuing its breakthroughs in the food sector in 2016, Doğuş Çay also entered the cold tea category as a result of a long-term and intensive R&D work. In 2015, with a cold tea production plant brought to life in Izmir, investing 35 million TL, Doğuş Tea carried its expertise in the hot tea to the cold category. Doğuş Cold Tea has taken its place on the shelves as of April 2016.

Black Tea, Green Tea, Herbal Tea, Iced Tea, Sugar …

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Doğuş Gourmet Tea

A special blend of Black Sea Region and the highest quality teas of the World. Its colour, scent, distinguish flavour, which fits into particular Turkish taste, makes Doğuş Gourmet a preferred tea at any time of the day.

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Doğuş Traditional Rize Tea

It is the best blend with its smell and taste according to the Turkish taste... For those who cannot give up the traditional tastes

Ofcay Turkish Tea Manufacturer

Ofcay Turkish tea manufacturer

We started to advance in our career with firm steps with the introduction of our brand to consumers in 1987. Today, we are one of the leading brands in the sector with an annual fresh tea processing capacity of 18.500 tonnes, and 5 plants where our tea is processed in accordance with the highest quality standards, and 1 tea and 1 sugar packaging facilities. We have tens of different Ofçay branded products from loose, tea bags to herbal, fruit, green and form teas, and to white and brown sugar. We are considered as the master of loose tea and a pioneer of innovation. 

Black Tea, Green Tea, Herbal Tea, Tea Bags

Lipton Turkish Tea

Lipton Turkish Tea

We started to advance in our career with firm steps with the introduction of our brand to consumers in 1987. Today, we are one of the leading brands in the sector with an annual fresh tea processing capacity of 18.500 tonnes, and 5 plants where our tea is processed in accordance with the highest quality standards, and 1 tea and 1 sugar packaging facilities. We have tens of different Ofçay branded products from loose, tea bags to herbal, fruit, green and form teas, and to white and brown sugar. We are considered as the master of loose tea and a pioneer of innovation. 

lipton turkish tea

Black Tea, Green Tea, Herbal Tea, Tea Bags, Iced Tea

Dogadan Tea Brand

Dogadan Tea Brand Turkey

Offering the numerous benefits, richness and vitality of nature for a natural and healthy life and wellbeing.Our goal is to become an international tea company that achieves sustainable profitability and adds value to its stakeholders with innovative, high-value brands and products.To this end, we will produce healthy, high-quality and delicious products that deliver the goodness in nature to the people.

Black Tea, Green Tea, Herbal Tea, Tea Bags

Özçay - Turkish Tea Manufacturer

Ozcay cooperation was established in 1989 and started production in the fresh tea season of 1990. Thanks to the support of tea producers and our specialists within; we have been a successful tea production facility throughout the market. Ozcay cooperation has accomplished a well-built product range taking into consideration the production necessities at each stage of the production. Ozcay makes no compromises for high quality products which fit to the demanded taste.

Ozcay cooperation is proud that its labels are now the most demanded ones. By increasing the product quality, our establishment has also proved its quality throughout the international platforms by obtaining the ISO 9000 certificate and International Quality Award recently. Ozcay cooperation started producing organic tea in 2002, has taken the proper pride in bringing in something new into the market.

Ozcay cooperation has healthily accomplished its goals on each level by determining brand new goals in its processes together with developing the production quality and increasing its efforts to reach the best for its valued customers.

Black Tea, Green Tea, Organic Tea, Black Te as a gift

Ozcay Turkish Tea types products

Organic Black Tea

Produced solely using fresh tea leaves collected from Ecocert organic certified tea gardens. Organic is one of our most exceptional products, regarding its purely natural production process, from the collection to the packaging. It is the primary choice of our consumers who prioritise healthy and natural living. You can attain this unique product in 500g or 200g packs.

Turkish black tea as a gift

Turkish Black Tea as a Gift

The primary choice of customers who are in search for different tastes due to its unusual flavour. As being completely natural and additive-free, Hediye is ready to be served to your loved ones in your regular five o'clock tea. You can attain this essential element of intimate conversations in 500g or 200g packs.

Earl Grey Tea

It is a blend of essential bergamot zest and high-quality black tea. Due to the high level of bergamot flavour within, our Earl Grey tea is primarily used for combining with black tea by our consumers. You can bring a distinct flavour into your regular tea routine by attaining this product in 500g or 100g packs.

Tea Sprout Ozcay Turkey

Tea Sprout

Produced through an exclusive blending process, that brought a peerless flavour which is experienceable in every single sip. Filiz is one of our distinguished products considering that its zest explains the meaning of our motto, “natural flavour, coming from nature itself”. You can attain this product in 500g packs.

Theic Ozcay Turkey

Theic

Produced using a special blending recipe for “tea addicts”, to be enjoyed at all hours. Due to the fantastic taste it leaves in the consumer's mouth, Tiryaki is one of our most preferred products. You can enjoy this mind-blowing taste by attaining this product in 500g packs.

Ozcay Green Tea Turkey

Green Tea

Natural Green Tea, produced through careful collection and attentive production processes. It is specially designed for our consumers who prioritise keeping themselves fit and healthy. You can attain this natural product in 500g or 200g packs.

Sub Sieve Black Tea

Produced from the two leaves and a sprout parts of tea trees, simply the heralds of spring, that burgeon in May. Elekaltı is an irreplaceable component of conversations with its unique scent and its sour taste. You can attain this authentic and rich taste in 500g packs.

Beta Tea Turkey

Beta Tea Turkey Logo

Beta Food Industry and Trade Inc. was found as a small business in Adana in 1978.

Beta Food, the first company that imported tea to Turkey, was introduced Turkish consumers with a different taste. The economic crisis in 1994 influenced negatively the whole country and also the Beta Food and made it compulsory for entry into different markets. Beta Food managed to capture significant opportunities in the country separated from the Soviet Union in the early 1990s and entered into this market. The company was the first private sector organization brought tea to the former Soviet Republics.

Black Tea, Green Tea, Herbal Tea, Tea Bags, Oolong Tea

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