Pınar started to produce the first organic milk in 2005 in parallel with the organic food consumption spreading worldwide and consumer expectations.
For organic milk production, Pınar cooperates with Doğan Holding Kelkit Organic Agriculture and Husbandry Farm that is the most extensive organic milk production farm in Turkey. Each day, the milk obtained from cows living and fed in their natural environment in Doğan Holding Kelkit Farm, are packaged under special conditions in Pınar Eskişehir Production Plant.
In Turkey, the organic husbandry is audited and certified by the independent audit and certification organizations authorized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs in accordance with the Regulation about the Fundamentals and Practice of Organic Agriculture published by the latter. Pınar Eskişehir Production Plants and Doğan Holding Kelkit Farm are certified by the international certification firm “IMO” approved by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and audited regularly.
Pınar, which is the brand that introduces the innovations regarding the diary industry firstly in Turkey, is also the first brand obtained the certification for “Producer of organic UHT milk and diary products” with regard to its processing plants by meeting all the requirements set by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.