Sectoral Information

  • 180 million olive trees
  • 700.000 hectares cultivation area
  • 500.000 metric tons table olive production per annum
  • 300.000 metric tons olive oil production per annum
  • 500.000 Turkish families work for olive and olive oil production
  • More than 500 continuous olive oil extraction mills
  • Sufficient refinery and retail packing plants using the most modern technologies
  • State / private laboratories for the quality control to meet international standards
  • Table olives exports: 70 thousand metric tons per annum
  • Olive oil exports: 60 thousand metric tons per annum

Production and export figures are from high crop years.