Ataturk Central Horticultural Research Institute
Dr. Yasin Özdemir has been researcher from 2007 to present in the Department of Food Technologies, Ataturk Central Horticultural Research Institute Yalova/Turkey. He was also an auditor of 'Food Safety and Standards’ between 2004−2007 in the Yalova Agriculture Ministry Office. He has 1.st National Olive Oscar Award for his innovative olive technology research project at 2015 and 4 times worthy to be exhibition awards (2015/2016/2017) at International Food R&D Project Market. He has 3 registered patents on table olive and olive sausage processing. His R&D project on table olive processing in drier has been deemed worthy for 2 extension projects by the Agriculture and Forestry Ministry in 2016 and 2019 years. He has Environment Awards/Academician Special Award from Istanbul Chamber of Industry at 2018.
His research program involves: table olive technology, new fruit and vegetable selectin works for final step of breeding project, ISO standards, new food technologies, olive oil, food safety, functional foods, eco-friendly food technology and probiotic foods.