DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.01.007
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Sule Azak, Y. Tevfik Tuzun

Abstract: Today the olive oil production has an important role in many countries and Turkey remains in fifth place, with an average of about 150 thousand tons of olive oil in the world production. More than 50% of the total production of Turkey's olive oil is supplied in Agean region. Approximately thirty-five percent of the total exportation of Turkey's olive oil forms extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), which contains a maximum of 0.8% acidity. Because of its low acid content, aroma and color, EVOO is much more valuable th…

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