The Sunar Grup, the rising value in the agriculture – based industry and food sector of Turkey, exports to more than 100 countries on 5 continents with its own brand thanks to its almost a half-century of experience, 800 dedicated employees and a wide range of products.
The foundation for the Sunar Grup was laid with the smart and brave investments that Nuri ÇOMU, its founder in the early 1970s, made in the fields of cotton and paddy. Even if the cotton and paddy factory founded in 1974 didn’t last until today due to problems in cotton farming in Çukurova, the groups most senior company Sunar Özlem was established in Osmaniye as a flour factory in 1976. The companies Sunar Yem, which was added to the Sunar Özlem facility in 1997, Sunar Mısır, which was established in 1985 in Adana, NÇS Tarım and Elita Gıda, which were established in 2006, and Sunar Pazarlama, which was founded in 2010, joined the group’s organization.
The Sunar Grup operates in 5 different sectors with 5 different companies in the in field of agriculture-based industry. Of its companies, Sunar Mısır produces and sells starch and starch-based products, Elita Gıda produces and sells edible oils for retail and out-of-home consumption, Sunar Özlem produces and sells flour and animal feeds, and NÇS Tarım produces and sells fresh fruits. The foreign trade operations of the companies of the Sunar Grup are carried out by the Sunar Pazarlama company.
Sunar, which is a group with fully Turkish capital, exports to nearly 100 countries and is taking important steps to become a regional power. In this context, it has carried out its work with strong technological infrastructure, modernized production systems, and quality products in line with being a global company and with the understanding of “high quality, performance, and service.” One of the companies of the group Sunar Mısır is the first and only producer in Turkey of low-calorie sweeteners Sorbitol and Maltitol. At the same time, Sunar Mısır has an important share in Turkey’s cornstarch and glucose exports. Another company of the group Elita is in the primary position of Turkey’s corn oil exports.
The Sunar Grup is stands out its competitors with 3 main strong competencies that it possesses. The first of these competencies is the complementary characteristics of group companies. This situation maximizes the efficiency and competitive strength of the group of companies. Sunar is the only integrated facility in Turkey that harbors all stages of production within its organization from the seed to the table and that produces corn oil from corn, packaging it and putting it on the market. The other important strong competency is the importance that the Sunar Grup gives to Research and Development activities. Constantly looking out for the needs of customers and markets, the development of products, process optimization, and the sustainability of current production standards are among the basic working principles of the Research and Development department. Also, the Sunar Grup constantly plans and implements investment and improvement studies with the awareness that information technologies and new production technologies have the utmost effect on efficiency and quality.
The Sunar Grup is proud to be the rising value in food sector ever-growing Turkey.