Best Olive Oils Turkey

The Turkish olive oil is appreciated for its quality since the ancient times. It is an essential ingredient of the Ottoman and Turkish gastronomy.

Nowadays, the consumption of Turkish olive oil is increasing as people are more and more concerned about eating healthy.

The taste and the color of high-quality Turkish olive oil can differ based on the time of the olives’ harvest, the area of Turkey where the olives were cultivated and the olive variety used.

Some of the main varieties that exist in Tukey are Gemlik, Domat and Memecik.
Other Turkish olive cultivars that can be used to make monovarietals or included in olive oil blends are Ayvalik, İzmir Sofralık, and Edremit.