Grasas y Aceites, Vol 56, No 3 (2005)

Situation of European SMEs in the olive oil and table olive area. Survey.


https://doi.org/10.3989/gya.2005.v56.i3.110

Rosa De la Viesca
Centro de Información y Documentación Científica (CINDOC), CSIC, Spain

Elena Fernández
Centro de Información y Documentación Científica (CINDOC), CSIC, Spain

Silvia Fernández
Centro de Información y Documentación Científica (CINDOC), CSIC, Spain

Javier Salvador
Centro de Información y Documentación Científica (CINDOC), CSIC, Spain

Abstract


A study of the situation of European Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the olive oil and table olive sector is carried out in order to find their main needs in the following aspects: information, participation in Research, Development and Innovation (R+D+I) programmes, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) implementation, quality control, environmental impacts, etc. The data used in this study were obtained through questionnaires sent to SMEs in France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. The results obtained show: a reasonable acceptance of ICTs, a high interest in training courses on the most recent and pertinent legislation, and in product quality improvement and marketing.

Keywords


ICTs; Olive oil; SMEs; Table olives; Training courses

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