23 Jun

Harmony of Turkish cuisine with olive oil

Max Thomae, a famous chef at the Mövenpick Hotel, says a good olive oil enriches the flavor of food. Before creating the concept of “blond flavors,” he conducted long and detailed research on oils and their proper pairing with food. He describes olive oil as a culture and uses it in every food and in […]

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 […]

06 Apr

Turkish police seize 400 kilos of heroin

Turkish security forces seized 400 kilogrammes (880 pounds) of heroin hidden in vats of olives on a truck headed for Europe, the Anatolia news agency reported on Sunday. The truck was detained at the Kapikule border post with Bulgaria after investigators became aware of the imminent transfer of the shipment on Wednesday, the report said. […]

25 Feb

Turkish Olive and olive oil producers and exporters seek compromise

An “Olive and Olive Oil Sector fact-finding” conference bringing together the sector’s 42 leading names was held to brainstorm ideas on producer premiums, European Union quotas, domestic consumption and promoting export facilities. During the conference the sector’s weak and strong points were discussed and proposals were designated. It was divided in five main working groups […]

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 […]