Bionas Group originates from its founders’ family business dated back to 1920's in a small farm in Anatolia. In 1950, family-owned Company has made its first export from Turkey to Europe. Over the years, the Company has grown in a fully-fledged commodity trading house and gained the trust of its customers around Europe, USA, Canada and Northern Africa.
As Ex-Soviet Union was broke up and the Eastern Bloc has started to restructure their economic resources, the opportunity to work with farmers has been arisen since privatization of farms was realized. By 1990, Bionas took its place in agricultural production and started to establish its links at Romania. By opening its first branch; good relations were set with local farmers at Romania and Romanian Governmental Organizations to carry Agro Business there. Romania has rich agricultural lands where different variety of crops can be produced. Then by 1996 after doing good business in Romania Bionas decided to diversify to other countries and established its links within Ukraine and opened a company to search products for marketing. For long years of efforts in marketing of conventional products Bionas Group has reached 1 million tons of conventional commodity trade volume in 2005.
After receiving good success in conventional products and seeing that the global need in Organic Products were increasing rapidly, by 2005 Bionas decided to enter marketing of Organic Crops. Also researches carried out in Black sea Region of Turkey for organic grains & oil seeds, as requests from feed and crushing industry in Europe & USA were increasing.
Bionas has seen good opportunities in Russia, where large scale of both conventional and organic farming were being processed. Bionas having around 30 years of operations in Agro Business, it carried out researches and started to look for organic agricultural fields at Romania, Ukraine and Russia. As a result, after working on the researches, Bionas decided to concentrate in Russia. It has worked over three years to locate suitable fields and reliable farmers to start Certification Processes. Bionas has signed its first agreements to supply organic crops and since then, it became to be a commodity trading company specialized in organic products with a vision for sourcing and processing.