Most Jordanian farms carefully harvest their olives by hand. This traditional manual harvesting method does not damage the trees or the fruits. Combined with our modern milling techniques, this ensures a high-quality oil.
Jordan’s olive farms have often been in families for many generations, who keep their ancient traditions alive. They generally grow rainfed olives with minimal use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides. Most farms carefully harvest their olives by hand, dropping them onto a cloth or plastic sheet under the tree. Stems, twigs and leaves are removed, before the olives are packed in containers or bags and transported to Jordan’s state-of-the-art pressing mills.
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