Daily Archives: November 10, 2013

  • Tunisia: historical decline of olive oil production

    Olive oil production will drop by 65% during the 2013/2014 season, compared to the 2012/2013 season, to stand between 70 and 80 thousand tons against 220,000 tons during the last season, according to estimates of the Ministry of Agriculture.

    The Ministry explained that regression by the rainfall deficit recorded during the 2012/2013 season, which damaged trees and impacted the volume of its production for the next season.

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    Olive oil production will drop by 65% during the 2013/2014 season, compared to the 2012/2013 season, to stand between 70 and 80 thousand tons against 220,000 tons during the last season, according to estimates of the Ministry of Agriculture. The Ministry explained that regression... 
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  • Spanish authorities have recovered 800 gallons of stolen olive oil

    Among other contraband, in the city of Castuera, Spanish authorities have recovered nearly 800 gallons of stolen olive oil.

    The robbery was first reported on October 31, when it was discovered that an undetermined number of thieves had broken into an olive oil mil belonging to the company Rey Alimentación S.L. Among the missing goods were eight pallets (containers weighing 1,850 pounds) of extra virgin olive oil, four of which were intended for export to the United States.

    The stolen merchandise was valued at €16,800 (US$22,747), according to Manolo Rey, one of the managers at the mill. He received a call from authorities shortly after 11 p.m., saying that they had apprehended a stolen van containing bottles with his company’s name on it.
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