04 Sep

Meknes to host 3rd Mediterranean Days of Olive Tree in October

The 3rd “Mediterranean Days of Olive Tree” will take place on October 27-29 in Meknes (14km east of Rabat) under the theme “Challenges of Olive Oil Production: variety, quality, Label, registered designation of origin and Marketing.”

Initiated by the Olive Tree Agropolis and the National School of Agriculture of Meknès in partnership with the International University of Andalusia, the event features technical, scientific and cultural seminars as well as visits of farms, mills, oil mills and historic or natural sites, tasting sessions of olives and olive oil and other gastronomic activities.

Prominent national and international experts will lead the seminars that will revolve around different themes, such as “International Market of olive oil, promotion strategies, marketing and distribution network”, “Agronomic and industrial factors (processing, storage and packaging) affecting the quality of olive oil” and “Quality norms (chemical and sensory /tasting), label and registered designation of origin.”

The aim is to initiate long-term dynamic cooperation between the experts of each olive-growing country in the Mediterranean.

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