World’s First Fairtrade Olive Oil to Come From Palestine

Olive tree via jawaage

Olive tree via jawaage

World’s first Fairtrade olive oil to come from Palestine, says Fairtrade foundation. Many farmers say Fairtrade business has saved their livlihoods.

Olive trees are extremely resilent and often are the only thing that can grow in the driest areas of the West  Bank and Gaza.

15 March 2009 Update:

Israel is completing a barrier between Palestinians and the West Bank village of Naalin seperating the people from over 300 acres of olive groves


6 responses to “World’s First Fairtrade Olive Oil to Come From Palestine

  1. this is wonderful..I will do my best to purchase fairtrade products only

  2. This is indeed fantastic news. I was recently at the Fairtrade Experience in Glasgow where the Managing Director of Canaan Fair Trade, the producers of the Fairtrade certified olive oil, spoke about his experience. You can see an interview with him here.

  3. The style of writing is very familiar . Did you write guest posts for other bloggers?

  4. Wilmajean Neal

    looking for an olive tree and this one is beautiful, please tell me how and where to buy one ASAP

    thanks Mrs Neal

  5. Hello Mrs. Neal, Thank you for your email. Unfortunately, I cannot help with commercial requests. Hope you have a wonderful day.

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