Our Association

Salça, Dondurulmuş ve Konserve Gıda Sanayicileri Derneği

Our association was established in 1989 as SIID ''PASTE EXPORTERS AND MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION" by the authorities of the leading tomato paste exporting and manufacturing companies with 10 founder members.

In 2011, our association expanded its coverage to include the canned food companies and the Frozen Food Industry as well, and changed its name to SALKONDER - PASTE, FROZEN AND CANNED FOOD INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION.

SALKONDER provides common solutions and contributes to the development of the sector through the efforts of its stakeholders in fields such as agriculture, industry and health, academicians who are experts in their own fields, legal institutions and expert professionals to find solutions to the problems of the sector.

By including seed and packaging companies within SALKONDER, it facilitates the exchange of information in order to supply the important inputs of the sector in a qualified, progressive and competitive way.

SALKONDER has been a member of TGDF – TURKISH FOOD ASSOCIATIONS FEDERATION in Turkey, International Mediterranean Industrial Tomato Producers Association "AMITOM - International Mediterean Association of Processed Tomato" and World Industrial Tomato Association "WPTC - WORLD PROCESSING TOMATO COUNCIL" since 1989.

SALKONDER's mission is to promote Canned, Tomato Paste and Frozen Food products to the public, to develop cooperation within the sector, to provide rapid information exchange among member companies, to support scientific research and technology .