Alapala, a global leader in food processing technologies, is rising like dough, securing a coveted spot on the prestigious “R&D 250” list of Turkey’s top research and development spenders for 2022. This marks the tenth year of the ranking, and Alapala’s inclusion reaffirms its commitment to innovation and industry leadership.

The ranking, compiled by Turkishtime magazine, recognizes Alapala’s unwavering dedication to R&D, a cornerstone of its success. With 70 years of expertise and a passion for pushing boundaries, Alapala has not only mastered the art of food processing technologies, but also constantly rewrites the rules. This dedication to innovation shines through in its impressive portfolio of over 1,000 reference projects across the globe, each optimized for operational efficiency and maximized value for the food processing industry.

“Being included in the R&D 250 list is a testament to the immense value of our R&D efforts,” declared Görkem Alapala, CEO of Alapala. “With our rich heritage and unwavering commitment to innovation, we are constantly raising the bar for ourselves and the industry. Our relentless pursuit of R&D excellence ensures we remain at the forefront of food processing technologies, delivering value not just in Turkey but across the world.”

Alapala’s commitment goes beyond internal research and development. In 2023, the company established the Alapala Academy and Innovation Center, a first-of-its-kind initiative in Turkey. This industry-leading centre, in collaboration with the International Association of Operational Millers (IAOM), provides world-class training for milling professionals, further solidifying Alapala’s position as a leader that not only innovates but also elevates the entire industry.

Alapala’s inclusion in the R&D 250 list is a sweet reward for its unwavering commitment to research, development, and pushing the boundaries of food processing technologies. With its innovative spirit and dedication to industry leadership, Alapala is poised to continue baking a brighter future for the global food processing industry.