22 Apr

Olive oil industry, production getting bigger by moment

By Reed Fujii, LODI – Olive oil production in California is a hot ticket. About 130 people joined in a two-day class offered Friday and Saturday in Lodi by the University of California, and others had to be turned away, said Dan Flynn, executive director of the UC Davis Olive Center. California olive oil production […]

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 […]

16 Apr

Cortopassi plans major olive oil expansion

By Ross Farrow, The domestic olive oil business shows such potential that Cortopassi Partners plans to increase production to 12 times more than it currently does at its plant southeast of Lodi. The San Joaquin County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing tonight on Cortopassi’s use permit application to expand its plant. If approved, […]

13 Apr

Pakistan: Govt planning to boost olive oil production

By Ijaz Kakakhel, Realising importance of olive oil, the government is planning to encourage its production for meeting local requirements as well as for the export purposes. An official in the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock told Daily Times here on Saturday there is a lot of potential for olive cultivation in the country. […]

27 Mar

India’s olive experiment take off in Rajasthan this week

Can India become a major producer and exporter of olive oil? 50,000 sapling of various varieties will be planted near Jaipur to find the Variety most suitable to India. By Siddhartha Sarma, The agriculture board of a desert state, a micro-irrigation firm, and an Israeli company think so. Later this week, 50,000 olive saplings of […]