Back to overview Torbali-Izmir, Turkey

Sunel Ticaret

Project description

Sunel was the first in its sector to have Controlled Atmosphere Treatment chambers installed in its premises to kill all insects in all life stages. This process is 100% natural and residue-free. It has no influence on quality, colour and taste of tobacco.

In 2013 2 Controlled Atmosphere chambers where realized, in 2015 the chambers have been re-located and 4 rooms are created with double doors to create a separation between in incomming and outgoing products.


Sunel, owned by the Gurel Family, is one of Turkey’s oldest leaf tobacco dealers. Within its 80 year history, SUNEL has become one of the leading private tobacco companies in Turkey with its enclosed operations area of 115,000 square meters, and processing and warehouse facilities which employ the most advanced technology.

Some key facts:

LocationTorbali, Izmir
Year of completion2013 & 2016
Number of chambers4
Capacity each chamber2 Ft containers


Eliminating Pests in All Life Stages
Eliminates 100% of insects in stored product
No Residues
No chemical residues on products
No Resistance
No resistance in pest population
Organic Production
Can be used towards organic production
Costs savings
Highly efficient nitrogen & innovative heating system
Flexible Solutions
Choose between fixed or mobile options
Treatment Data Collected
A record of the treatment is available

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