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Table 4 Marketing problems facing olive farmers

From: Production and marketing problems facing olive farmers in North Sinai Governorate, Egypt

Problems %
1 Exploitation of traders 62
2 The absence of marketing extension 59
3 High prices of trained labor to collect the crop 59
4 Lack of olive presses 57
5 Lack of suitable packaging for olive 44
6 The olive presses are far from the farm 38
7 Lack of marketing information on quantities traded in the markets and ways of production distributing 38
8 Delay the process of squeezing because of the quantities are relatively large than presses capacity 38
9 Lack of trained labor to collect the crop 32
10 Lack of fitted warehouses 30
11 Production areas far from markets 30
12 High transport cost 27
13 Lack of information on how to Group marketing 26
14 High percentage of losses during collection 25
15 Reliance on traditional methods of collection 20
16 Lack of associations of olive producers and exporters 16
  1. Source: collected and calculated from the questionnaire form N = 100