Domaine ben saida

Domaine ben saidaHistory and Numbers

Tunisia is the land of olives since ancient Carthaginian civilization - Carthāgō. Carthaginians stored and transported Olive Oil in pottery jars to the world.

 

Chemlali olive trees are widely cultivated in the lands of sfax, their planting mode, harvesting and farming techniques are passed from father to son and genration to genration.

 

Our farm (Domaine Ben Saida) is located 35 kms away from Sfax at the south of Tunisia.

 

Few numbers about our farm:

  • The farm is fouonded in June 1995,
  • In 1998 we got Organic certification,
  • In 2004 we got NOP certification,
  • In 2010 we got Demeter certification,
  • In 2013 we got Bio suisse certification,
  • 6000 Olive trees (2000 trees are more than 100 years old),
  • 1000 Almond trees,
  • 300 Fig trees,

 

Year

1995

2005

2015

Area

150 Hectare

150 Hectare

150 Hectare

Olive trees

2000

4000

6000

Almonds

0

500

1500

Water point

0

2 puits

3 puits

Medicinal plants

0

0

2 Hectare

Figs

0

0

200 arbres

Pastoral improvement

0

5 Hectare

10 Hectare

Elevage

0

20 têtes

50 têtes

Harvest

Conventionnel

Organic

Biodynamic

&

Bio suisse