Archive for the 'East | Central Europe' Category

15 May

The 5th Vinolive Fair & Symposium is coming soon

The VINOLIVE / Wine, Olive, Olive Oil and Technology Fair, now in its 5th year, being the most effective platform for the sector of wine, olive and olive producers, offers both its exhibitors and visitors the opportunity to get in direct contact with these sector representatives along with the production technology specialists. VINOLIVE develops to […]

21 Apr

Aegean City’s Olive Oil In Europe

A company from Turkish western province of Aydin will set up an olive oil filling facility in Romania to reach European consumers. Ortak Entrepreneurs Corp. chairman, Ozcan Guven, told reporters on Friday that they would establish the facility in Ramnicu Valcea city, and the facility would start production within four months. Guven said that nearly […]

06 Apr

Turkish police seize 400 kilos of heroin

Turkish security forces seized 400 kilogrammes (880 pounds) of heroin hidden in vats of olives on a truck headed for Europe, the Anatolia news agency reported on Sunday. The truck was detained at the Kapikule border post with Bulgaria after investigators became aware of the imminent transfer of the shipment on Wednesday, the report said. […]

05 Mar

Italian police crack down on olive oil fraud

By Malcolm Moore, Police in Italy have arrested 23 people and confiscated 85 farms in an operation that has exposed the scale of the country’s fraudulent olive oil trade. More than 400 officers took part in Operation Golden Oil after an investigation discovered as many as 91 people may have been involved in passing off […]

25 Feb

Turkish Olive and olive oil producers and exporters seek compromise

An “Olive and Olive Oil Sector fact-finding” conference bringing together the sector’s 42 leading names was held to brainstorm ideas on producer premiums, European Union quotas, domestic consumption and promoting export facilities. During the conference the sector’s weak and strong points were discussed and proposals were designated. It was divided in five main working groups […]