jueves, 1 de noviembre de 2012

Texas is the second producer of olives in USA behind California

Texas is considered the nation's second-leading olive oil producer behind California. The Texas Olive Oil Council estimates the state has 50 "serious" olive growers - those cultivating at least 10 acres of land - and 920 acres of olives in production.

In two years, the numbers of growers is expected to double and about 2,000 acres should be under cultivation. The council estimated Texas produced almost 16,900 gallons of olive oil in 2010.

I wished to know if they expect to grow for table olives and which varieties are they cultivating.

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