Turkish food and beverage group Pinar Gida has announced that it is expecting to achieve a 5% year-on-year increase in turnover for 2002.

The group has also announced plans to export products to 45 countries next year, and hopes to post foreign sales of over US$30m. At the moment the group exports to 37 countries, compared to 28 countries in 2001.

Pinar Gidar supplies products to a number of fastfood chains in Turkey, including McDonald’s and Burger King, reported the Turkish News Digest.