Nov. 1, 2023
Turkey has reserves of 180,000 tons and is slated to produce another 180,000 in the current harvest that could meet European demand for bulk olive oil.
Oct. 31, 2023
The world’s seven largest olive oil-producing countries are expected to yield 1.97 million tons in the 2023/24 crop year, 23 percent below the average of the previous four campaigns.
Oct. 23, 2023
Aydın Memecik is set to become the country's third Protected Designation of Origin for olive oil.
Aug. 18, 2023
The trade ministry wants to promote the country's packaged olive oil exports while limiting further price rises for domestic consumers.
Aug. 2, 2023
After winning 10 awards at the 2023 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition, the producers behind Oliva Malia are keen to share the secrets of their success.
Jan. 9, 2023
The proposed bill, which would allow coal mining in the vicinity of olive orchards, had been halted in 2020 and has now been canceled by Parliament.
Dec. 8, 2022
The rising volume and value of Turkish olive oil exports have been fueled by strong production, surging prices and more branded oils.
Nov. 10, 2022
The country’s olive oil and table olive yields are expected to reach record highs. Officials hope to export more olive oil to Europe and grow domestic demand.
Jul. 25, 2022
The founder of Turkey’s Darvari Gida Tarim honors his family’s past by forging forward with a new olive oil-producing future.
Jul. 12, 2021
Gürbüz defeated Koç to earn his second consecutive title as Turkey’s chief wrestler. He triumphed over 2,160 other entrants, who came from across the country to the northwestern city of Edirne to compete in the centuries-old tournament.
Jun. 15, 2021
After an off-year harvest complicated by the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change, producers from Turkey celebrated a record-high 44 awards.
Apr. 22, 2021
In a season where 220,000 tons were produced, Turkey has stopped bulk olive oil exports until the end of next October.
Mar. 25, 2021
After derogatory remarks were aimed at Ismail Balaban by another contestant on Survivor Turkey, the agha of Kırkpınar thinks the former champions should leave in protest.
Dec. 14, 2020
Bad springtime weather and logistic challenges have made what was expected to be a tough year even worse.
Oct. 8, 2020
Seyfettin Selim has invested in a state-of-the-art nursery school and daycare in Edirne. He plans to have the school ready to open in time for the 659th edition of Kırkpınar.
Aug. 24, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic originally delayed the 659th edition of the world's oldest sporting event from the first week of July to September. Now the main sponsor and ceremonial head of the event says he no longer supports the tournament taking place.
Jul. 9, 2020
The centuries-old Kırkpınar olive oil wrestling championship will reportedly not go ahead until the end of summer or autumn. The decision was made by the event organizers after consulting with Turkey’s Ministry of Health.