Posted by meb at May 31st, 2008
A former leader of the International Olive Oil Council (IOOC) has stated that the Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP) region has great potential for olive production and that Turkey should use this potential wisely for the development of this region.
Shimon Lavee, a former president of the IOOC, an intergovernmental organization in charge of safeguarding olive and olive oil quality and ensuring that olive oil products are marketed properly, visited the International Wine, Olive, Olive Oil and Technology Fair in İzmir on Thursday. He told the Anatolia news agency that Turkey’s GAP region presents a golden opportunity for development through olive production. (more…)