Kurdistan region annual olive oil production reaches 110 tons

ERBIL, July 29 — The Kurdistan region is producing nearly 110 tons of olive oil per year, according to Erbil’s Ministry of Agriculture.

Seven olive oil factories have been licensed in the region, including Harwazi, Zamzamin and Erbil Feed factories in Erbil; Ranya factory in Sulaimani; Kanar factory in Duhok; Rasan factory in Halabja; and Kalar factory in Garmiyan.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, 1,340 farmers are working in the olive industry.