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FLOUR AND BREAD PRODUCTION AND LEGISLATION IN OTTOMAN EMPIRE-2

Ergin ÜNVER – Ziraat Yüksek Mühendisi In the previous issue of our magazine, I gave information about the ahi and guild systems as well as wheat and flour which constitutes the raw material of bread in the Ottoman State. I mentioned that bread was deemed as “sacred bread” and written down the regulation prepared for flour and bread. I shared with you …

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Flour And Bred Production And Legislation In The Ottoman Empire

Ergin ÜNVER Agricultural Engineer “During the Ottoman Period, ahi orders applied for disciplining and controlling, production, marketing and penalization of wheat, flour, and almost all foods and supplies. Since bread was accepted as sacred with the increase in the population in the country, and treading on materials that spill around during production was considered a sin, the workers had to …

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