The old name for Karacabey, located to the west ofBursa, was Michaelic. Michaelic founded duringthe Byzantine Period was named Karacabey afterDay› (Uncle) Karacabey.Industry in Karacabey has been developed uponagriculture and besides its tomato paste and flourfactories, it has created the internationallyacclaimeddairy products trademark, SÜTAfi. Alsodeveloped in the production of potato and onion,Karacabey has become well-known for its, “mahlaçcheese” as well. The famous horse farm (Hara)known for horse and sheep breeding has also beenthe most important trademark of Karacabey.