Fora Olive’s high quality olive products are prepared at the Antgıda Inc. Plant, a state-of-the-art facility in Havran district of Balıkesir in Western Turkey. Antgıda Inc., one of the largest olive processing plant around the world, was founded in 1994, operated as a subsidiary of İşBank for many years and taken over in 2014 by Mehmet Mermer Group Companies, one of the most reputable and respected industrial groups of Turkey. The factory has 40.000 tones storage and 40.000 tones packaging capacity, making total capacity of 80.000 tones. The massive production facilities covers 70.000 m2 in land and total area of 120.000 m2.
Fora Olives are selected from the highest quality olives produced in Turkey’s best Olive growing regions. Harvested and transported immediately to Antgıda, where they are processed using the latest equipment, Fora Olives reach your table fresh, hygienic and full ripe, rich flavor.
Environmental responsibility is a major priority at Antgıda Inc.’s processing plant. Waste and by-products generated during the preparation of olives are processed and treated in a manner that ensures that the environment is protected. Great importance is placed on hygiene and sterility in every step of processing. Thanks to the Solar Power Plant installed on the roof top of the factory, most of the electricity needed is met by solar energy.
Antgıda Inc.’s commitment to quality is apparent at every stage of production, from harvesting and processing to packaging and marketing. Antgıda Inc. has been certified by ISO 9001, ISO 22000, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 regulations, Helal Food and Kosher and the BRC AA+.
Producing in accordance with the highest international standards, Fora Olives products are distributed all around Turkey and over 50 countries around the world. Offering a wide variety of fine olives Fora gives its customers the choice of black and green olives of all kind, stuffed, pitted or sliced olives and olive paste.
The Turkish Style Natural Black and Green Olives, are major products of Fora. Natural Black Olives are left in brine to ripen fully and mature naturally for a long time and then cured with oil making them ready to eat. Sele Black Olives are cured only with salt and is notable for its rich, robust flavor. Natural Green Olives are slowly fermented and cracked or scratched before packaging keeping its fresh taste.
Fora, produces Californian Style Ripe Black Olives – the choice of many olive lovers around the world – using the latest processing technology and high quality sterile packaging. The company has an annual Ripe Olive processing capacity of 18.000 tones. Fora Green Olives, like all high quality green olives, are processed using the Spanish method and pasteurized under hygienic conditions, thereby preserving their purity and freshness until each package is opened.
Besides variety of olive products Fora, also offers extra virgin and virgin olive oil for those who look for purity, reliability and great taste.