The 10th Olivtech Olive, Olive Oil, Dairy Products, Wine and Technologies Fair, which will be organized by İZFAŞ, the powerful organization of the Turkish exhibition industry, and Ecology İzmir, the only specialized exhibition of the organic sector in Türkiye, will be held in fuarizmir on May 26 - 29, 2022. Olivtech Fair, which will be organized by İZFAŞ and hosted by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, will be held simultaneously with the support of the National Olive and Olive Oil Council (UZZK), Ecology İzmir Fair, with the support of the Ecological Agriculture Organization Association (ETO). Terra Madre Gastronomy Fair, which is held in Italy every two years under the leadership of the world's largest food movement Slow Food, will be held at Kültürpark on September 2-11 as Terra Madre Anatolia İzmir 2022. The fair, which will be held for the first time in Türkiye simultaneously with the 91st İzmir International Fair, will increase the brand value of the country and İzmir by bringing small manufacturers together with the world.

Strengthen each other

İZFAŞ General Manager Canan Karaosmanoğlu Alıcı said, “As İZFAŞ, we are experiencing the excitement of once again supporting the sector, the city, the region and the national economy. We are holding Olivtech and Ecology İzmir simultaneously on May 26 – 29. It is one of the points we observe that when we hold the fairs simultaneously, they strengthen each other in terms of both the general appearance of the fair and the visitors. One of our primary goals is to increase the number of foreign visitors to the fair every year. We have an important product group consisting of important production and export items of both İzmir and our region, as well as Türkiye. Our aim is to ensure that the olive and olive oil sector reaches the place it deserves in the world market. I sincerely believe that our fair for the development of ecological agriculture, which is one of the most important factors of healthy nutrition, will make significant contributions to the sector.”

Saying that they will host Terra Madre, the world's most important gastronomy fair, in 2022 under the name of 'Terra Madre Anadolu', Mrs. Alıcı said, “In line with the vision of İzmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer's "Another Agriculture is Possible", which supports good, fair and clean food. Under the leadership of the biggest food movement Slow Food, we will organize Terra Madre Anatolia İzmir together with İzmir International Fair in September. We are excited to bring the local flavors of İzmir to the world.”

Terra Madre Anatolia İzmir 2022 step by step

First held simultaneously in 2012, Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre united the extraordinary variety of food from every continent under one organization as examples of good, clean and fair producers. While visitors enjoy local and healthy foods and participate in many related activities; Thanks to the Terra Madre Gastronomy Fair, he had the opportunity to discover the farmer, fisherman and producer behind these privileged products. Terra Madre Anatolia İzmir 2022, which will be held in İzmir, will be attended not only by İzmir, but also by small producers from all over Türkiye and the Mediterranean. At the fair, where all examples of Anatolian cuisine and agricultural products will meet, the producers, who have had difficulty in marketing what they have produced so far, will introduce their local products to the whole world without intermediaries. Gastronomic products from different geographical regions of Türkiye will meet at the fair. Within the scope of the fair, manufacturers will also come together to talk about their problems. Numerous panels and workshops will be held on access to healthy food and agriculture. Terra Madre Anatolia İzmir is expected to host hundreds of local producers and thousands of visitors from Türkiye and the Mediterranean in 2022. Hundreds of volunteers from Türkiye take part in the preparation process and management of the fair, where producers will be identified one by one through Slow Food associations and other municipalities.

The address of the olive and olive oil industry

Olivtech, which was carried out in order to exhibit the product diversity of Anatolia, the homeland of olives, and to increase the competitiveness of Türk companies in the international market; is preparing to bring together the leading participants of the industry with professional buyers from all over the world. Many manufacturers, importers, distributors, chefs, food industry professionals, bottle manufacturers, machinery manufacturers, chain supermarket purchasing committees, chain hotel buyers and all sectoral visitors from Türkiye and various countries of the world will come together at Olivtech. In Olivtech, where many companies from Adana, Bursa, Çanakkale, İzmir, Kars, Kilis, Mersin and Tekirdağ will take place; Visitors are expected from Germany, Algeria, Morocco, the Netherlands, Spain, Iran, Italy, Libya and Tunisia. During the fair, kitchen performances with the participation of famous chefs will be held as part of Olivtech.

Only certified products

Ecology İzmir Fair, opened in İzmir, known as the "capital of organic agriculture", will offer a wide range of innovative products from organic to cosmetics, from food to certification bodies. Ecology İzmir, the only fair where organic certified products representing Türkiye internationally, and all stakeholders of the industry take part; There will be an “Ecology Forest” and an “Organic Market” area.  In Ecology İzmir, where many companies from Antalya, Aydın, Bursa, Çanakkale, Denizli, Gaziantep, İzmir, İstanbul, Mersin, Muğla and Uşak will participate; Professional visitors from Germany, France, India, the Netherlands, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan will meet with the participants.

Open to the public for the last two days

The 10th Olivtech Olive, Olive Oil, Dairy Products, Wine and Technologies Fair and Ecology İzmir Fair, which will be held on 26 – 29 May 2022 in fuarizmir, will last for 4 days. In addition, interviews and panels with the participation of many famous names will be held within the scope of the fair. The last two days of the fairs will be open to the public. Fair visitors will discover new harvest products as well as find the latest technology examples of the sector in the production technologies section.