The demand for olive oil is drastically outweighing the supply – even if others plant orchards in Texas, it won’t be competition, he said.
“Americans don’t want to take a risk,” Ozis said. “These people are more open to take a risk. You don’t know if you don’t try … Turkey is looking for opportunities for investments.”
Ozis said they are interested in partnering with landowners who are interested in having olive orchards.
“If the business is going to be successful, it will be a win-win for everybody, producers and landowners,” he said.
Article sourceA group of Turkish investors are taking over Texas olive country,