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The Olive Tree Institute

Aeroport Road Sfax Tunisia,









Aeroport Road Sfax


Téléphone (+216) 74 241 240)

Fax: (+216) 74 241 240



Perpetually known for its undeniable environmental role, olive  growing occupies a special position in agriculture and in the economy of Tunisia.
Currently, The olive grove has about 70 million olive trees covering 1.7 million hectares, producing 1.5 million hectares with monoculture such as  1.4 million ha of olive oil and 19,000 ha of table olives.  The olive grove represents  79% of the total tree area and 34% of arable land.
Well adapted to edaphic  and climatic conditions in Tunisia, the oil olive tree is cultivated in  the entire country from north to south and its culture contributes to job creation, providing in accordance with production between 20 and 40 million working days per year.
The table olive tree of the whole number  is concentrated in the north of the country with 74%, 14.6% in the Center and 11.4% in the South. These plantations are divided into orchards of small sizes and occupying a small area of about 5%.
Tunisia has inherited a rich olive genetic. In addition to  the two main oil varieties: Chemleli and Chetoui, several prospecting, identification and characterization works made since the 80s showed that the Tunisian olive germoplasm  has a remarkable richness with 140 varieties and local ecotypes: Oueslati, Zalmati, Zarrazi, Chemchali, Jerboui, Fakhari, Toffehi, Chemchéli Zarzis, Djerba Chemléli, Tounsi, Marsaline, Sayali and Jemri.
Tunisian olive oil production is assured by 1,723 mills with a theoretical which capacity of olive crushing 44,077 tonnes per day. In addition, the oil industrial tissu involve  6-pomace oil extraction plants, 4 refineries (which  core business is seed oil due to the low demand of the Tunisian consumerof  refined olive oil )and 50 units of packaging of edible oils (vegetable oil and olive oil), among them only ten units  are specialized in oil olive…


Property Details

  • Address: Aeroport Road Sfax Tunisia
  • Country: Italy

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Property Features

  • noattic
  • nogas heat
  • noocean view
  • nowine cellar
  • nobasketball court
  • nogym
  • nopound
  • nofireplace
  • nolake view
  • nopool
  • noback yard
  • nofront yard
  • nofenced yard
  • nosprinklers
  • nowasher and dryer
  • nodeck
  • nobalcony
  • nolaundry
  • noconcierge
  • nodoorman
  • noprivate space
  • nostorage
  • noricreazione
  • noterrazza sul tetto

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