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27 Apr

Interview with VN Dalmia, President of the Indian Olive Oil Association

President Dalmia, India decided to invest so much in olive oil market. Somebody is talking about a new Olive orchard model in the area called Rajasthan. Particularly they are intentioned to invest using very modern and high technologically irrigated systems. Why are you spending so much attention to olive cultivation? In reality, I do not […]

13 Apr

Pakistan: Govt planning to boost olive oil production

By Ijaz Kakakhel, Realising importance of olive oil, the government is planning to encourage its production for meeting local requirements as well as for the export purposes. An official in the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock told Daily Times here on Saturday there is a lot of potential for olive cultivation in the country. […]

09 Apr

Olive oil prices set to decline in India

With the Centre reducing the customs duty on all grades of olive oil to 7.5 per cent from the previous rates of 45 per cent on virgin olive oil and 40 per cent on refined olive oil, prices of olive oil are likely to come down by up to 15 per cent on the stocks […]

04 Apr

Indian Olive Association welcomes duty reduction

The Indian Olive Association has welcomed the sharp reduction in import duties on the product, saying it would bring down prices by 15 percent and make the product available to a larger number of consumers. “We are gratified that the importance of olive oil is being recognised and that our efforts are bearing fruit soon […]

27 Mar

India’s olive experiment take off in Rajasthan this week

Can India become a major producer and exporter of olive oil? 50,000 sapling of various varieties will be planted near Jaipur to find the Variety most suitable to India. By Siddhartha Sarma, The agriculture board of a desert state, a micro-irrigation firm, and an Israeli company think so. Later this week, 50,000 olive saplings of […]