21 Apr

Eight Jordanian companies showcase olive oil in Beijing

Eight companies have participated in the Jordanian pavilion at the 3rd Olive Oil Exhibition which concluded its activities on Friday in the Chinese capital, Beijing, alongside 150 other companies from 15 countries. The exhibition is one of the most important events for marketing olive oil to meet the demand in the Chinese market. CEO of […]

18 Apr

Syria: The 5th Olives and Olive Oil International Exhibition Opens

by A.N.Idelbi, The 5th Olives and Olive Oil International Exhibition ,Olivex 2006 was opened in Damascus yesterday. Assistant Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, Hussein Haddar who opened the exhibition told reporters that the olive trees farming in Syria has remarkably developed and that has been accompanied by the increase of production. Syria production of […]

17 Apr

Israel, Jordan and PA to plant 4m olive trees

By Amiram Cohen,Deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres and Agriculture Minister Shalom Simhon have established a team to discuss the planting of 4 million olive trees with Jordan and the Palestinian Authority for the production of oil. According to the plan, which was initiated by Peres, the oil will be marketed under a joint brand to […]

17 Apr

Egypt to donate olive trees to mark HM birthday

By Marisa Chimprabha, Cairo – Egypt will donate 80 olive trees to Thailand to jointly celebrate HM the King’s 80th anniversary and to show the strong relationship with Thailand, Thai Ambassador to Egypt Noppadol Theppitak said Tuesday. The delivery of the trees are expected to conduct around July, the ambassador said. He was speaking during […]

16 Apr

Olive Oil in Afghanistan

Bottles of olive oil packed in crates at the factory on the outskirts of Jalalabad, city the provincial capital of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. The olive oil factory was built by the Russians in 1985, and has been operating since. The man who runs the factory, Ghulam Gul, said the factory is now […]