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Azerbaijan began exporting olive oil to Spain

Olive Oil
Published Mar 11, 2024

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Azerbaijan began exporting unrefined extra virgin olive oil to Spain in 2023, with 110 tons sold in November for around 0.6 million euros. This follows a decade of initiatives to boost olive production and processing in Azerbaijan, culminating in the opening of the region's largest olive oil and canned olives plant in 2022. The plant, a joint venture involving Azerbaijani company Absheron Zeytun Baglari LLC and experts from Spain, Israel, Italy, Portugal, and Turkey, produces about 4,000 tons of extra virgin olive oil annually. Half of this production is for the domestic market, while the rest is exported under the 'Made in Azerbaijan' brand.
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In 2023, Azerbaijan began exporting unrefined extra virgin olive oil to Spain. As the Interfax-Azerbaijan agency learned from informed sources, deliveries were made in November 2023, when Azerbaijan exported 110 tons of this product to Spain for approximately 0.6 million euros. Over the last decade, a number of programs have been implemented in Azerbaijan aimed at increasing the area under olives and processing capacity. In 2022, the largest plant in the region for the production of olive oil and canned olives opened in the Khazar district of Baku. The Azerbaijani company Absheron Zeytun Baglari LLC implemented this project in collaboration with specialists from Spain, Israel, Italy, Portugal and Turkey. The capacity of the new enterprise allows the annual production of about 4 thousand tons of extra virgin olive oil, about half of the products are intended for the domestic market, the rest will be exported under the Made in Azerbaijan brand. The company also processes about a ...
Source: Eastfruit
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