Turkey’s Recurrent Olive Oil Crisis

With fluctuating yields and prices, Turkey's inefficient olive oil industry is rarely able to compete with European producers in foreign markets.

Recep Kara Wins Emotional 655th Kirkpinar

In an atmosphere filled with expressions of solidarity, more wrestlers than ever before competed in the 655th Kirkpinar in Edirne.
Special Report

Amid Turmoil, Edirne Readies for 655th Kirkpinar

While Turkey is wrestling with a coup attempt and the violent events that erupted from it resulting in 161 dead and 1,440 wounded, there is no announcement to postpone the 655th Kırkpınar olive oil wrestling tournament.

654th Kirkpinar Coming to Edirne, Turkey

The annual oil wrestling festival opens July 20 and continues until the final round on July 26.
Olive Oil Times Special

Turks Import Olive Oil to Satisfy Local Demand

Turkish olive oil companies are importing olive oil from abroad to make up for shortages in the domestic market.

Turkish Olive Oil’s Indian Ambitions

A Turkish delegation took part in Food Hospitality World in Mumbai to develop the potential of this new market. The goal of Turkey is to take the 25% of olive oil imports market share in the Asian country.
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Turkey’s Olive Oil Exports Fall by Half

Producers are holding on to their stocks with expectations that prices will rise following the poor harvests in Italy and Spain.

Production Unit Opens in Kilis, Turkey

An organic olive oil production unit will offer employment possibilities to the recently settled Syrian refugees.