Archive for the 'Middle East' Category

02 Oct

Palestinian ‘olive trees uprooted’ in West Bank

NABLUS, Palestinian Territories — Israeli settlers invaded Palestinian olive groves in the West Bank on Saturday and uprooted 200 trees, Palestinian witnesses said. The settlers from Yitzhar, near the northern city of Nablus, attacked the groves around the villages of Hawwara and Ein Nabus, the sources said. Late on Wednesday, dozens of Palestinian olive trees […]

09 May

Iran interested in Croatian olive oil

Iranian officials have said they are interested in importing olive oil from Croatia, the Croatian Agency for the Promotion of Exports and Investments (APIU) has said. The announcement came after an eight day official visit to Iran by an APIU delegation where they met Iranian Ministry of Economy officials. APIU head Slobodan Mikac said both […]

25 Apr

Olive Oil Production Returns to Afghanistan

By Qadeem Weyar, Olive Oil production in Nangarhar restores this product to the country after a decade and half. The factory is reconstructed by the Italian government, funded $800,000 for the project. In addition of the oil, olive soap is also being produced in the factory. The industrial unit is provided with modern equipments and […]

02 Apr

Olive Oil Spreads, an Healthy Substitute for Butter & Margarine

Dr. Eger Launches a Revolutionary line of Olive Oil Spreads that is based on a Technology Breakthrough that Maintains the Fatty Acid Composition. Using a patented oil solidification process, which retains their original properties of all of the ingredients, Dr. Eger announced today the launch of new and healthy olive oil spreads which come in […]

18 Mar

USDA approval for 1st U.S. Release of Authentic Olive Trees From Israel

With a hard-earned U.S. Department of Agriculture signoff now in hand, TreeswithMeaning.com becomes one of the first companies in the U.S. approved to bring living olive trees from Israel to the North American market. For owners–and brothers–Bruno and Jerome Schneider, building the company was an intricate business challenge requiring four years of negotiations, planning and […]