Tukas was founded in 1962 in Turgutlu, part of the Manisa province and was bought out in 1967 by OYAK (Armed Forces Pension Fund). As a partnership of OYAK, Tukas has shown a rising trend since 1967; 28% of its capital was floated on the Istanbul stock exchange in 1994. OYAK still retains 81.5% its shares. Tukas continues to contribute both to the Turkish economy and to the Turkish social life under the ownership of OYAK.
Tukas manufactures out of Torbalı-Izmir and Manyas-Balıkesir. Today with an important share in the sector. Tukas produces a wide spectrum of products manufactured with modern systems, such as tomato paste, canned products (vegetables, delicatessen, pulses, ready meals), pickled vegetables, jams, sauces (ketchup, mayonnaise, hot pepper sauce, breakfeast souce) and frozen products.