Friday, June 17, USAID/Albania, the Municipality of Tirana, the Albanian Olive Oil Association, and AAC - Lushnja will organize a street fair for Albania's National Olive Oil Competition! The fair will be open to the public from 10:00-20:00, at Frashëri Brothers square, in Tirana.

More than 20 olive oil processing companies from all over the country will present their products during the fair. Many entertaining activities will be filling the festive atmosphere during all day. The activities will culminate at 20.00, with the prize awards for the 12th Competition of Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Albania has over 10 million olive trees and more than 150 olive oil processors. USAID and AAC-Lushnja are working with farmers and processors to increase the amount of olive oil available to consumers, as well as for exports.

Credits: AAC Lushnja