Jordan

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.

Olive Tourism in Jordan

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

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.

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.