Turkish citizen Mehmet Kemal Keramitlar succeeded in delivering his product from Turkish delight to the markets of 5 countries, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Keramitlar (63), who continues to produce halqoum in the state of Niğde (center), inherited the profession from his ancestors at the age of 14, before fully supervising it after the death of his father in the seventies of the last century.
The Turkish citizen said that his family has been producing lokum for nearly 80 years.
The varieties of lokum produced by Keramitlar vary, reaching 72 types.
The Turkish citizen was able to deliver his product to the various states of his country before he began exporting it to the markets of 5 countries.
Currently, Keramitlar products from Halgoum reach the markets of Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Germany, Kazakhstan, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Since the beginning of this year, the Turkish citizen’s exports of sweeteners have exceeded 50 tons.