Our History

Our company was constructed on 1983
with the 40 years experience of our founder Hayati Özer.

Company Profile
Hayati Özer

Our company was constructed on 1983 with the 40 years experience of our founder Hayati Özer, and has become a major professional company in the dried sultana business, by strictly following the technological advances in production, processing and marketing techniques. Our first plant build in 1970' s supplied almost 60% percentage of total consumption demand of domestic market and we are pround of that "Sultan" Brand has the image among consumers, that our competitors try hard to create.

Learning very quickly of the high quality standards required by the European Markets, our company has taken its rightful place within the main Turkish exporters Sultana Raisins.

Hayati Özer Inc, commercial experience has been esteemed for over 40 years is one of the leading packers and exporters of dried seedless Sultana Raisins, and traders of Apricots and Hazelnut. The company is located at Manisa, Turkey, a region which is known as the most fertile and highest quality growing area of vine yards in the Aegean Region.

We are now a fully integrated supplier operating as growers, processors and exporters an done of the leading supplier in the industry. Since we participate in this sector by the means of three steps (grower-processor-exporter) great experience have been gained in providing with the best raw materials that are particularly collected from the most yielding areas.

In the knowledge that the landmarks to maintain the quality requirements are the use of right raw material through the correct production techniques, we have been accreditised by HACCP, IFS and BRC certification at higher levels.

Our objectives are to present our processing expertise and to work closely with our customer to continue to enhance the quality of our products and services.

Milestones

Washing unit, where the sultanas are washed and calibrated. (1973)

Milestones

1970s

Hayati Özer 1970s

Our first plant built in 1970s supplied almost %60 percentage of the total consumption demand of the domestic market and we are proud of that Sultan Brand has the image among consumers, that our competitors try hard to create.

1980s

Hayati Özer 1980s

Learning very quickly of the high quality standards required by European Markets, our company has taken its rightful place within the main Turkish exporters of Sultana Raisins. Our Company showed rapid growth and built up a cotton and rice factory as sister branches in 1980s.

1988

Hayati Özer 1988

In 1988 seeing the necessity at increasing the volume of processing capacity our company built up a new plant in Manisa, in the area of Sultana Raisins, by using advanced technology and modern equipments conforming E.C. standards. This region of Turkey, 50 km away from İzmir, produce the best quality and the most important part of the total crop. The facility enable us to buy directly the best quality from the local farmers in addition to brookers.

2012

Hayati Özer 2012

Hayati Özer renovated its production lines and incorporated state of the art technologies with a level of precision and stability. Hayati Özer plans to continue with this investment strategy in the future in order to remain at the leading edge of dried fruits sector.

Mission & Vision

Our objectives are to present our processing expertise and to work closely
with our customer to continue to enhance the quality of our product and services.

Mission & Vision

Mission

Our company mission is to present our processing expertise and to work closely with our customer to continue to enhance the quality of our products and services.

Vision

Our aim is to become the most preferred brand by buyers and consumers and to strengthen its position in the area of dried fruit exporters.

Values

Integrity: Honesty and fairness are essential to the way we do business and we interact with people. We shall consistently treat our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and the community with honesty, dignity, fairness, and respect. We shall conduct our business with the highest ethical standards.

Customer: Customer satisfaction is the source of employee, shareholder, supplier and community benefits. We shall exceed customer expectation through continuous improvement in quality, service, productivity, and lead time reduction.

Employees: Involvement of our people in the business is the foundation of our strength. We are committed to their fair and effective selection, development, motivation, and recognition. We will provide employees with the tools, training, and support to achieve excellence in customer satisfaction.

Innovation: We shall seek improvement and innovation in all elements of our business through application of world-class technology to our products, processes, and services.

Safety & Environment: Our products, services, and workplaces shall reflect our belief that what is good for the environment and safety & health of all people is good for Hayati Özer.

Our environmental policy

Hayati Özer is committed to sustainable growth, guided by our principles of
integrity, quality, safety and social and environmental responsibility.

Our environmental policy

Hayati Özer is committed to reducing the environmental impact of our activities, preventing pollution and promoting the sustainability of the natural resources upon which we depend, while providing quality products that meet the needs of our consumers. We also are committed to the continuous improvement of our environmental performance and to meeting or exceeding the requirements of all applicable environmental laws and regulations.

The key objectives of the Hayati Özer Environmental Policy are to:

1Hayati Özer Foods is engaged in the food industry and recognises that the environment is of utmost importance to a sustainable business. Hayati Özer Foods aims to be a leader in environmental leadership within the dried fruit industry.

2To achieve this Hayati Özer Foods will comply with local and national environmental laws and customer requirements which ever provide better protection for the environment.

3In all of our day-to-day activities we shall do all we can to prevent pollution of any kind.

4By using a system based on ISO 14000 we shall develop a system that through the development of environmental performance evaluation, implemented, maintained, reviewed procedures and associated indicators achieve continual improvement.

5When Hayati Özer Foods introduces any new product or machinery any adverse environmental effects will be minimised by the use of integrated environmental management procedures and planning.

6Collaborate with our suppliers and customers to reduce the environmental impacts of our products and services throughout the supply chain while ensuring food safety and quality control.

7Continuously improve waste management according to industry best practice. This includes liquid and solid waste reduction, solid waste recycling, and liquid waste treatment to meet environmental requirements.

8Educate and promote an understanding of environmental issues and our actions to all stakeholders, striving to build teams that share the Hayati Özer values.