Heeding public health directives to stay at home, now many Turks have returned to an age-old tradition of making homemade bread, leading to unexpected climbs in demand for both yeast and flour.

As the coronavirus crisis touched every corner of life, people began to change their consumption habits, including starting to take care of some of their needs at home as their time there grew.

Bread making is at the forefront of these changes.

Things cleaner at home

“We can’t go out due to the pandemic. Normally I would get the bread from a bakery but now we started

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