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Top of the Crops - prestigious awards for Scottish Grove olive oil

Updated: Jun 26, 2023

Sindyanna is one of the organisations that The Friends of St Andrew’s Jerusalem & Tiberias are proud to have supported. Over five years a substantial donation has contributed to the success they have achieved today. They have recently scooped two international awards in the highly prestigious and competitive international Ovibeja olive oil competition in Portugal.

Rev Muriel Pearson, foreground, visiting the Scottish Grove with visitors from Scotland

Sindyanna of Galilee, a non-profit organisation led by a team of Arab and Jewish women, produces olive oil and other premium food products including honey, almonds and carob syrup while promoting Fair Trade, creating economic opportunities and assisting local growers and producers.

Hadas Lahav, CEO of Sindyanna of Galilee, said; "It enables us to aid sustainable cultivation and agriculture, invest all future proceeds of the grove in community projects that promote fair employment for Arab women and oversee the entire value chain, from field to extra virgin olive oil bottle."

More about their award can be read here.


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