Learn About the Olive Trade and How it is Done

Last updated 13 June 2020
Learn About the Olive Trade and How it is Done

Europe includes nearly 500 million olive trees, which produce more than three-quarters of the cultivated olives in the world, followed by Asia, and Spain and Italy were the two most important producers of commercial olives in the late twentieth century, and other important producing countries: Turkey, Tunisia, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, and Portugal.

 31% of global production is in favor of the European Union, while the state of Egypt accounted for 16%, production of the state of Turkey 15%, Algeria 12%, Morocco 5%, Syria 4%, Peru 3%, and Argentina 2 %, The United States at 1%, and Tunisia and Palestine.

The mid-October of each year sets a date for the start of the olive harvest in the coastal, semi-coastal and warm areas, and the beginning of the month of November in the mountainous regions, however, the commitment of farmers and owners of the press to the dates set by the Ministry of Agriculture, where farmers begin harvesting the fruits early in order to finish it before the season Rainy, two main types of olives can be mentioned: green olives and black olives, which differ specifically in their ripening levels.

How to Purchase Olive

  • Go to the areas where olive is grown.
  • Visit the agricultural areas of the olive trees four weeks before the season.
  • Contract with landowners before starting to collect or pick them.
  • Research new lands and olive farmers so that you can take appropriate prices and be able to compete with them.

How to Sell Olive

The sale is usually made to the owners of factories producing olive oil, pickles shops, and foodstuff stores, as well as selling through retailers who are always present in the markets because they are waiting for the olive seasons to trade in it or by selling olives through wholesale stores in the markets or through trade-in it between countries from Country to state or sale of land to people who are contracting with landowners.

Tools that Should Be Available in the Olive Trade

  • Sufficient time and freedom in movement and movement to buy and sell olives.
  • • Machinery and equipment for olive processing in terms of packaging.
  • A car to transport olives from one place to another.
  • Merchant’s commercial and marketing background.
  • Earn the trust of other merchants.
  • Identify all deals and opportunities in favor of the olive trade so that it is against a broad background in the trade itself.

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