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Olive Cultivation on the Rise in Albania
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Olive Cultivation on the Rise in Albania

TIRANA, October 13 Mid-October marks the beginning of olive harvest season in Albania. Olive cultivation in Albania is focused in the south-central, southwestern and southern areas as they offer the right soil and climate conditions. Based on the data provided by the International Olive Oil Council, where the country adhered in 2009, Albanians consume 10kg...

Albanians Consume 10 kg of Olives per Year
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Albanians Consume 10 kg of Olives per Year

TIRANA, January 9 Olive consumption has increased in Albania. According to the data provided by International Olive Oil (IOO), the annual consumption is ten kilograms per capita. “Albania has a total production of 29,000 tons of olives for 2,895,000 people, thus it results in an annual consumption of 10 kg per person,” IOO’s report says....

Southern Albania Olive Farming Sector Set to Grow
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Southern Albania Olive Farming Sector Set to Grow

TIRANA, September 8 Different parts of Albania have a great potential for olive cultivation and it can raise employment opportunities in rural areas. Thus a new program on sustainable development of this sector aims at approaching the Albanian legislation with the European Union (EU) framework. During 2015, farmers all over Albania increased investments on olive plants...