1 in 1991. Nimet TARANDIR (Nur Gıda General Manager and Büyük Shareholder), who went to the region right after the Gulf War, entered the food sector in Iraq with her personal initiatives. Nimet TARANDIR (Nur Gıda General Manager and Büyük Shareholder), who went to the region right after the Gulf War, entered the food sector in Iraq with her personal initiatives. Of course, they could only work in northern Iraq due to the 42nd parallel that existed at that time. Since the people in the northern region of Iraq were poor, they were carrying products according to the conditions of that time and the purchasing power of my people. Although they entered the market in the free circulation zone in the north of Iraq with the products that the people need, they focused more on products such as biscuits, cakes, chocolate, dried nuts, dairy products and fruit juice. Nur Gıda Partner and Business Development Manager). İrfan Bey is busy with food trade in Erbil. They distribute some of the goods going to Iraq with border trade to the market in Erbil and things develop in this way and continue until 2001.
The US soldiers who entered Iraq in 1991 could not enter the south of Iraq due to the 42nd parallel they created. Consequently, there was an embargo, and trade could not be carried out with official exports due to the embargo. However, border trade could be done with special permissions from the Governorship of Şırnak. With the lifting of the regional embargo at the beginning of 2001, the official export channel was opened. Nimet TARANDIR, with a decision taken at the beginning of 2001, Nur Gıda Dış Tic. Ltd. Şti. And starts its first official export. It started in this way in official trade.
Of course, the welfare and economic level of the people increases during this process. The purchasing power increases, the more sophistication shows itself in the market. In 2001, with a meeting held by Nimet TARANDIR, Welid M.Salih and İrfan A. Ahmed, a new era started at Nur Gıda. Some of the decisions taken at that meeting consisted of the following items. These decisions taken at that time were quickly implemented. In the first place, Eti Gıda A.Ş. Company was contacted and distributorship studies started. These studies could only be done in the north of Iraq. (But some products were sent from north to south, but it was very insufficient.) By 2002, our Eti Brand was a well-known and demanded brand in the market. Negotiations were initiated with new companies of this quality alongside this brand.
By the end of 2002, the business was further improved with Hamza ÖZALP (Foreign Trade and Finance Manager), who became the new partner of the company.
The second gulf operation, which started in March 2003 and lasted for 2 months, started, during this period the market became very stagnant and all companies started to wait. After this short operation, Iraq as a whole was opened to the world market.
Nur Gıda has become a firm that dominates the market and directs the market by strengthening its place in the market with its past experience and brand support.
He developed this business life that started in 1991 by establishing Nur Gıda in 2001. It became professional in 2003, all works were followed in Şırnak / Cizre. When we came to 2006, with the growth of the business, it moved to Gaziantep to make these jobs a better teamwork.
Nur Gıda, which moved to Gaziantep, accelerated its efforts to make things even better. To solve the transportation problem the company was experiencing, the trucks that were bought into the company started to carry their own loads with trucks (18 units), and this problem was solved in this way.
The brands within the body of Nur Gıda are Eti Gıda A.Ş., Çizmeci Gıda A.Ş., Konya Şeker A.Ş. , Dimes Fruit Juice, Lebsan Dried Nuts, Efe Fruit Juice, Barhan Gıda A.Ş., Ecrin Confectionery, Pakten Cleaning Products, Altınbaşak Olive.
Considering that we are an end consumer, we always offer the best quality products to the market and develop and work as a beneficial company to our country and the country we work in.
To create a competitive market in the Iraqi market and to be the best company in the market by being shown as a constantly competitive company.