AKMAN Group was established in 1981 by Kemal Akman and his son Ali Akman to produce and export fruit juice, juice concentrate and pulp.With the purchase of Ersu Fruit and Food Industry Co.Inc. in 1984, and with setting up of Golden Fruitjuice and Food Co.Inc. in 1988 AKMAN has become a leader in fruit juice sector, with four production plants ( ERSU in Ereğli-Konya, GOLDEN in Korkuteli-Antalya, MORELLO in Sultandağı-Afyon and AKSU in Niğde) it became capable of exporting to five continents through AKMAN Foreign Trade and Contracting Co.Inc.
AKMAN is not only the leader in quality and capacity, but also a pioneer in its field. It was the first establishment which achieved the Turkish standarts Institute Certificate, the ISO Quality Assurance Certificate as well as its being the first plant to set up an R+D Laboratory and to start aseptic paching and ultrafiltration.
With the emergence of AKMAN Automotive and Electronics Co.Inc., AKMAN Insurance Brokerage Co.Inc., AKMAN Real Estate Management and Tourism Co.Inc. and AKMAN Medical Services Co.Inc., the group now consists of eight companies.
ERSU, being the biggest integrated foundation which processes all fruit types in Turkey and all over the world, realizes fruit juice technology, machinery and equipment and know-how exportation. It established many foundations in Iran, Hindistan, and China as turn key modernization in that way. GOLDEN is a well-known trademark which processes the best golden type apples and exports to five continents in the world. MORELLO is a foundation in which well-known morello cherries and other fruits are produced. AKSU realizes the production of apple juice concentrate and it also gives service to other factories of Akman Group and demands coming outside as AKPLAST Plastical Drum Foundation. GOLDEN YANTAI came into process in February 2004 to sell the products in China market with Golden mark and to export to other countries.
AKMAN AUTOMOTIVE Co.Inc. has activities in importation and selling of automobiles. It had given services as AUDI and VW Agents in its showrooms in Kızılay and Gazi Osman Pasa. Its been importing luxury automobiles such as Mercedes, BMW, Porsche, Land Rover and Jaguar since 1998.
ACTIVITIES IN CONSTRUCTION, TOURISM AND MEDICAL
The group has already realized the projects of AKMAN CONDOMINIUM 2000 which is located at Konya Highway in Ankara, is a huge residental and business complex with 220 studio flats built in a closed area of 51000 m2, AKMAN EMPORIUM Shopping Mall, AKMAN MEDICORIUM (MedArt Medical Center) and the four star CAPITAL PLAZA HOTEL.
The aim of the group is to reach the total quality concept with the participation and welfare of all employees, and to achieve absolute costumer satisfaction within a competitive market.