Feb. 22, 2023
The company produces its own olive oils in Tunisia, Spain and Italy using knowledge gleaned over four generations.
Jan. 31, 2023
Domaine Adonis Bets on Traditional Orchards and Organic Production
The renowned Tunisian producer centers on local cultivars, working with the terroir, and earning global recognition.
Jan. 18, 2023
Tunisian Olive Oil Prices Keep Climbing
Local authorities have confirmed a lower-than-expected olive oil yield, leading to a steady rise in prices.
Dec. 5, 2022
Rising Olive Oil Prices, Exports Help Sustain Tunisian Trade Balance
Olive oil accounted for 40 percent of agricultural export value. An increased focus on branding and organic farming might further grow the sector’s value.
Oct. 12, 2022
Tunisian Olive Oil Production Falls to 23 Percent Below Five-Year Average
Low rainfall levels in the winter and spring, frequent heat waves and the unrelenting drought were attributed to the production drop.
Sep. 22, 2022
Rising Prices Expose Untapped Potential for Tunisian Exports
Rising olive oil prices at origins have seen Tunisian exports increase in value by one-third in the past year, even as volumes dipped.
May. 31, 2022 Africa / Middle East
Winning at NYIOOC Part of Producer’s Quest to Improve Reputation of Tunisian EVOO
Mar. 7, 2022 Africa / Middle East
Report: Climate Change Will Dramatically Reduce Tunisian Olive Oil Production
Jan. 17, 2022
European Bank Provides New Funds for Olive Growing and Irrigation Projects in Tunisia
The combined €55 million in funding comes as officials in the Italian olive oil sector call on the European Commission to end its duty-free import quotas from Tunisia.
Nov. 4, 2021
Tunisian Olive Oil Producers Thrive Despite Political Turmoil
While one of the world’s largest olive-producing nations undergoes shifts that worry international observers, olive growers are more concerned about climate change.
Jul. 29, 2021
World Bank Member to Provide Small Tunisian Growers With Advisory Services and Training
With climate change becoming an increasing threat, the new training initiative aims to boost the North African country's small-scale producers' resilience to adverse weather events.
Jul. 13, 2021
U.K. Drops Tariffs on Tunisian Olive Oil Imports After Signing Trade Deal
Tunisia can now export up to 7,723 tons of olive oil to the United Kingdom duty-free, more than was exported in 2019.
Jun. 7, 2021
After Poor Harvest, a Record Year for Tunisia at World Olive Oil Competition
Tunisian producers overcame the lack of rainfall in 2020 and earned a record-high tally of 30 awards at the 2021 NYIOOC.
May. 6, 2021
Lower Yields in Tunisia Push Prices Higher
The growth in packaged olive oil exports has helped fuel the increase in prices per unit.
Mar. 10, 2021
Tunisia Works With Producers to Add Value to Branded Exports
Olive oil exporters in Tunisia hope to double exports of bottled olive oil in the next five years. The government plans to help by easing bureaucratic hurdles and promoting quality.
Feb. 14, 2019
UN, EBRD Approve More Support for Tunisia's Olive Sector
The EBRD and FAO are set to continue their support for Tunisia's olive farmers by adding value to Tunisian oil and making cultivation of the crop more sustainable.
Sep. 17, 2018
Tunisian Women Producers Making a Mark in a Man's World
Women are making their mark on Tunisia's fast-growing olive oil industry, even if it's often behind the scenes.
Jul. 26, 2018
Tunisian Producers See Promise in Olive Oil Tourism
Tunisian producers are exploring how olives, one of the country's biggest natural resources, can potentially lure a new kind of tourist.
May. 7, 2018
A Record Number of Awards for Tunisian Olive Oil
Following a record 38 entries, Tunisian olive oil producers take home 11 awards at the 2018 NYIOOC.
Mar. 12, 2018
Revolution, Hope and Tunisian Olive Oil
Raouf Ellouze and Karim Fitouri were drawn back to Tunisia at times of political upheaval and change. Now, they want to help Tunisia become known for world-class olive oil.
Feb. 27, 2018
Tunisia: Window on a Traditional Olive World
There are scant funds to assist Tunisia's rural farmers' transition to a more efficient, high-quality production. Some locals say that's just fine with them, while others look to a more prosperous future,
Feb. 15, 2018
Tunisia Seeks Renewal Through the Olive Tree
Seven years after a sweeping revolution in 2011 ended a decades-long dictatorship, production of high-quality extra-virgin olive oil has become a symbol of renewal and rallying call.
Feb. 8, 2018
Tunisia: Land of the Olive Tree
An Olive Oil Times reporter traveled to Tunisia to better understand this nation’s olive oil and learn about efforts to increase exports, which was the focus of the second edition of the Olive Festival of Sfax.