Turkish Olives

- Production -

Picking methods in olive harvest have barely changed for thousands of years and the hand-picking or beating method has been used for many centuries. There is also the method of picking the olive fruits having fallen from the trees. Harvest is performed between November and March in Turkey.


Olive is an agricultural crop with so great an importance in terms of the Turkey national economy and nutrition of the people.The table olive sector is in a breakthrough in our country as well as all the world over.


Construction of infrastructures employing new technologies in the recent years and the progresses in the sector in the forthcoming years shall create opportunities for our country to process olives of any quality required by the international markets and to be competitive.

Olive and Olive Oil Promotion Committee of Turkey

Phone: +90 - 232 - 488 60 00 Fax : +90 - 232 - 488 61 00

Atatürk Cad. No: 382 Alsancak 35220 Izmir / Turkey