The nutritional value of extra virgin olive: workshop in Preveza

Preveza Chamber, as Lead Beneficiary of the cross-border project: “AUTHENTIC-OLIVE-NET – ”Certification of Authenticity and Development of a Promotion Network olive products in the across border GREECE – ITALY area”, organizes a thematic workshop focused on “Training and Olive Oil” aiming to the promotion of the extra virgin olive oils produced from local varieties. The event is addressed to the students and graduates of D.I.E.K PREVEZA in cooperation with the Public Vocational Training Institute of Preveza.

The event will take place on Friday 17 December 2021 at 13:00 – 15:00, in the premises of D.I.E.K. PREVEZA.

The workshop will focus on the nutritional value of local olive oils and the promotion of “authenticity” concept, the use of environmentally friendly cultivation and production techniques of olive oil, innovative methodologies for certification of authenticity of olive oil developed within the project AUTHENTIC-OLIVE-NET. At the end an olive oil test will be held.

The main aim of the AUTHENTIC-OLIVE-NET project is the development and provision of innovative and integrated methods, tools, and services for the certification and promotion of the authenticity of olive oil the producers / standardizers / distributors of olive oil in Greece-Italy cross-border area.

Preveza Chamber believes that the development of synergies and collaborations among local productive bodies and vocational training institutes of the region, such as D.I.E.K. PREVEZA, is useful to upgrade the skills of the local human resources working in olive cultivation and olive oil production in order to support their efforts for the production and promotion of high quality extra virgin local olive oils.