THE FIRST ITALIAN NATIONAL OLIVE GROVE IS REALITY, SICOLO: “GOOD NEWS MADE POSSIBLE THANKS TO THE CONSTANT WORK OF THE WHOLE CHAIN”9 May 2017
“The first National Olive Tree Plan is a good news for Italian olive growing and the Italian south, which has become a reality thanks to the constant work of the national chain, which in recent months has repeatedly called on the Government and National Institutions to approve, The first time in history, concrete aid to the olive sector. ”
He is very pleased with the President of the Consortium of Olive Growers and President of Oliveti Terra of Bari, Gennaro Sicolo, for approval at today’s State-Regions Conference of the First National Olive Grove Plan.
“The € 32 million made available, which can be increased by the regional SMEs, can represent a turning point for olive cultivation, as it finally aims at making a decisive and concrete contribution to increasing the production, promotion and export of extra virgin olive oil Olive oil, as well as to a stronger organization of the national chain that can provide consumers with an excellent and certified product, “said President Sicolo.
“Thanks to these interventions, we can continue on the road to quality to firmly reject all contaminations that endanger the heart of our economy,” Sicolo continued. Apulia farms, which are already heavily affected by Xylella, continue fraud and counterfeiting, thus have the real chance of redemption. ”
“The National Olive Grocers Consortium, thanks to the project that has been studied in recent weeks with the State Poligrafico, is already at the forefront in the battle for the protection and promotion of Italian extra virgin olive oil and quality,” concluded President Gennaro Sicolo .