Jordan’s olive season: promising harvest ahead

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AMMAN — On Tuesday, Minister of Agriculture Jordan’s olive season: promising harvest a head, Khaled Hneifat stated that the current olive season holds promise, potentially surpassing the previous season by 10 to 15 percent. He added that olive yield for the current season is estimated at approximately 250,000 tonnes, comprising 200,000 tonnes of olive oil and 50,000 tonnes of pomace. اضافة اعلان

Hneifat anticipated that there will be an increase of 5,000 to 8,000 tonnes in the Kingdom’s olive oil production for the current season. He suggested that customers prioritize quality over quantity, and highlighted that the price per tonne of olive oil this year is expected to remain consistent with the average price of the previous season, Hala News reported.

Meanwhile, he added that olive oil is cherished in the Kingdom, asserting that purchasing imported olive oil could negatively impact the rural community, highlighting how to go local over global when it comes to this season’s picks.  

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