Stating that "Milas Olive Oil" produced with the experience and knowledge accumulated over thousands of years was registered and protected by the European Union Commission, Dr. Bekir Pakdemirli said that after this registration process, the number of products registered geographically in the EU in our country increased to five.
Minister Pakdemirli emphasized that olive oil production in the Milas region, whose history goes back thousands of years, is an inseparable part of the culture of the local people, “There are very common“ memecik ”type olive trees within the borders of Milas district. Memecik species is one of the natural plant and tree species of the Mediterranean climate zone and geographical region that has been formed over millions of years. For this reason, it provides the production of olives and olive oil with superior flavor characteristics, with the features it takes from the air, soil and water of the region ”.
Emphasizing that due to the geographical features of Milas, olive trees have a high oil ratio, rich aroma, rich polyphenol values and provide the production of superior delicious olives and olive oil, Pakdemirli said, "Milas olive oil is an organic olive oil in this sense because the trees grow spontaneously in their natural environment without human intervention." found in the description.
Stating that Milas Olive Oil was registered and protected by the EU Commission on December 23, 2020 due to these features, Minister Pakdemirli added that the number of products registered geographically in the EU in the EU increased to five with Milas Olive Oil.