ŞENTAŞ A.Ş. was established by our founder Çakır Ali in the town of Beydağ of Ödemiş district in İzmir at the beginning of 1900s.
At that time, our founder was one of the producers of that region's unique and delicious figs. He was trading own raised figs and the ones he gathered from other producers together to various places in Turkey.
In 1925, After the death of his father, Mehmet Şen took the responsibility in the company. He fostered the company with the attitude he took on from his dad. He also raised his children Kadir,Orhan and Turan at the same time.
Mehmet Şen and his sons aimed to expand the company to the world and to reach bigger markets. In accordance with their aim, they created a brand called HODJA BRAND and started exporting dry fruit.