Tunisian Organic olive oil is a high quality product certified by recognized international organizations that verify the compliance and application of the ORGANIC regulation during the production process.
Depending on the target market, the producer asks the certifying bodies to certify its olive oil according to the regulations in force.
In addition to green, animal or mineral manures, and organic products, the use of certain fertilizers such as compost is permitted.
Pest control is carried out under biological control in accordance with authorized products and appropriate agricultural practices. Chemical and synthetic fertilizers and pesticides are prohibited.
- The accredited bodies of control and certification in Tunisia
- List of authorized products on plant health
In Tunisia, 40% of the cultivated areas according to the organic mode are allocated to olive plantations providing an average production of 19000 Tons over the last 4 years. This production allowed an export volume oscillating between 9,000 and 14,000 Tons of organic oil destined to the United States of America, Italy, France, Japan, the United Kingdom, Canada, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates United.