Archive for the 'East | Central Europe' Category

01 Feb

Turkish olive growers emulate Spain

Turkish olive and olive oil exporters examine factories in the Spanish cities of Madrid, Seville and Cordoba that meet 51 percent of total global demand for olive oil, and hold meetings with representatives of the Olive and Olive Oil Exporters Association, the Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives and prominent olive and olive oil producers in the […]

26 Jan

Turkish Olive oil sector aims for Asia

To increase foreign trade, the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) is preparing some overseas publicity activities for all sectors, particularly olive and olive oil. China and India are the priority targets for the advertising campaigns, TİM Chairman Oğuz Satıcı said midweek at a press conference held by olive and olive oil sector representatives at the Foreign […]

08 Dec

Turkish Olive oil sector struck by internal fighting

Once ranking forth after Spain, Italy and Greece, Turkish olive oil production suffered a setback. Now it ranks sixth after Syria and Tunisia. As olive oil consumption is on the rise world wide globally, efforts are underway to increase Turkey’s share in global production. But the necessary transition to modern harvesting is slow and the […]

23 Nov

Turkish Olive producers move toward trademarks

The president of the Olive and Olive Oil Union has said their long-term target is to use only trademarked products in their export operations. Olive and Olive Oil Union President Cahit Çetin spoke with the Anatolia news agency yesterday. He said his union is number one in Turkey for the export of packaged olive products, […]

19 Nov

Turkish Olive, olive oil exports declining dramatically

By Bora Erdin, The olive and olive oil sector experienced a drastic decline in exports compared with October of last year, export figures for October 2007 revealed last week. Meanwhile, total exports of agriculture and stockbreeding sectors increased by 39.93 percent to $1.28 billion, according to the same figures. The situation concerning olives and olive […]