Jordan

Study Finds Olives Grown at Higher Altitudes Yield Better Quality Oils

A study conducted by Jerash University found that oils produced from areas of higher altitude in Jordan had a longer shelf life and higher nutritional values.

Women Take Center Stage at Italian EVOO Literary Competition

The award ceremony also saw the launching of the Mediterranean Olive Oil Women’s Network and was an opportunity for a Jordanian agriculture official to showcase her country's progress.
Special Report

Olive Tourism in Jordan

A local tourism company is promoting visits to olive farms in Umm Qais, northern Jordan.

Oversupply Rocks Jordan Olive Oil Industry

Jordan's olive oil producers say traders are importing more than they are legally allowed causing a severe oversupply that has crippled the domestic industry.
Olive Oil Times Special

Jordan Production Increases

Olive oil production from the 2009 harvest season increased by 48 per cent to 16,760 tonnes from 11,292 tonnes in 2008, according to figures issued by Jordan's Department of Statistics.