Archive for the 'East | Central Europe' Category

27 Jul

Turkey: Drought hits olive production

Drought has hindered olive production in Balýkesir. Chamber of Agriculture Chairman Sami Sözat requested that olive producers receive drought support, saying that the chamber of agriculture in Balýkesir will apply to the prime minister’s office and ministry of agriculture for the aid. Sözat considered the exclusion of olive producers from drought support unfortunate, since producers […]

21 Jun

The miracle ingredient in an olive being produced

The Kale Natural Herb Company in the Edremit district of Balýkesir began producing a component named ‘oleuropein’ that is used in cosmetics and cancer treatment. Producing the component both in liquid and powder form with a special method decomposing an olive leaf, the company developed commercial ties with various companies from 10 different countries, according […]

05 Jun

Azerbaijan enlarges olive acreage

For the first time, Azerbaijan’s Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry will plant olive in large land areas in 18 regions of the country this year. The minister Huseyn Baghirov said 1 million olive trees have been reared this year. “We are planting olive not for fruit but for green zones. We plant olive trees in […]