Triomphe de Tuccabor’s extra virgin olive oil: traceability makes it unique in reaching golden triumph

Driving on my way to Medjez el Bab, reaching the hill of Toukaber, a small town but big with its riches in agricultural golden treasure of the Olive tree, I was not aware that this areas can hide such excellent and rich resources entrenched in this landscape of an amazing sightseeing for those who want to seek some rest away from busy cities. It looks like an earthly paradise or a small part of heaven left there in the north-western part of Tunisia. Stopping for a while looking around, I…

Tunisian Nader Masmoudi awarded Fermat Prize for Mathematics 2017

The 2017 Fermat Prize was awarded to Tunisia’s Nader Masmoudi (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York, USA) for his outstanding work of in-depth and creativity in analyzing non-linear partial differential equations and in particular for his contributions to the rigorous and complete resolution of hydrodynamic stability problems raised by the founding fathers of modern fluid mechanics at the end of the 19th century. This prize was awarded jointly with the German Simon A. Brendle (Columbia University, New York, USA) for his many and profound results in geometric analysis. Nader…

Self-made icon Ahmed Mhiri sets example for Tunisian youth

“Dream big and work hard! My motto is “it always seems impossible until it is done!” See how far you can go but do what you really want to do!” said TravelCar Founder and CEO Ahmed Mhiri. For him, the key to accomplishment is to be motivated, determined, and positive. He believes that it is not going to be easy, there will be many bumps and bruises along the way and that he will never get through them if he goes into the project half-heartedly. Ahmed Mhiri knows that he…

Myron International Clinic centre of multi-disciplinary surgery in Tunisia

Tunisia has become the first country of multi-disciplinary surgery namely plastic surgery by its low prices and the competence of highly renowned surgeons who attract patients from all over the world. The Myron International Clinic, a newly born institute, occupies an important place among the leaders of surgical hospitalization nationwide and more generally worldwide. The Myron International clinic offers to the patients several areas of surgical intervention as well as a comprehensive care in the patients’ care paths while guaranteeing excellent services during their stays. Created in 2015, the Myron…

E-commerce startup wins Seedstars Tunisia

E-commerce startup Favizone has been named the winner of the Tunisian leg of the Seedstars World global seed-stage startups competition, and will now have the chance to pitch for up to US$500,000 in funding at the global final next year. The 2017 edition of Seedstars World will see local events take place in more than 25 cities across all the regions of Africa, with new countries such as Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mauritius, Madagascar, Sudan and Zambia added to the tour. The winner from each country is…

Tunisian Big Data Startup Datavora Raises Funding To Support E-Commerce Ventures

For e-commerce startups in MENA and all over the world, it is a conflicting time to do business- while the industry is thriving on the whole, the pressures of competition are perhaps at the highest levels and are indicative of a winner-takes-all scenario. Add to that the poor levels of customer loyalty in online shopping, and you have a difficult problem in your hand as an e-retailer. It is in such tough times that entrepreneur Hedi Zaher felt that it would serve e-commerce players well to do something about the…

Tunisia’s Olivko wins Gold Award in New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC)

Tunisian extra virgin olive oil “Olivko” won the Gold Award at the world’s largest and most prestigious extra virgin olive oil competition, known as the New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC), held in New York, USA on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Curtis Cord, the founder of the NYIOOC and publisher of Olive Oil Times said “we are not here only to celebrate the winners of  this competition, we’re here for much bigger purpose to recognize and applaud every producer who has set out to craft the best olive oil…

Self-made success story Sophien Bennaceur sets objectives for Tunisia’s economic recovery

Tunisian people, namely youth need a clear vision and need to see a very dedicated leadership with specific objectives, said Sophien Bennaceur, Chief Executive Officer and Founder at Phoenicia Capital Investment in the U.S.A. He placed emphasis that Tunisian political leaders must set clear objectives as far as the Tunisian economy is concerned. “ So Why can’t we talk of  Tunisia to be the top 5 in Tourism,  the top 5 in organic agri-business, why can’t  we be the number one in the Mediterranean in the fashion industry. Why can’t…

Success story: Triomph de Thuccabor Tunisian extra virgin olive oil snatches Gold medal at London IOOC

Despite the difficult days, Tunisia is going through, a glimpse of hope is aroused by skilled intelligent and patriotic youth who believe in their homeland and its brilliant future. The brothers Salah and Maher Ben Ismail are the architects of their success story, who incessantly highlight the rich heritage of their farm located in the locality of Toukaber in Medjez el-Bab, governorate of Béja. It is an extra virgin olive oil produced in Béja, in the northwest of Tunisia, from the “Chetoui”  olive a purely Tunisian variety with multiple virtues.…

Tunisian Ben Ismail Farm granted gold medal of London IOOC Awards in Olive Oil Quality competition 2017

The Ben Ismail Farm was awarded the gold medal of the London International Olive Oil Quality Competition (IOOC) in the Olive Oil Competition for the year 2017, held on April 14. The Farm is located in Toukabeur, Medjez El Bab, Governorate of Beja, a well-known region for its land fertility with a variety of farming mainly growing olive trees and all sorts of fruit trees. Maher Ben Ismail and Saleh Ben Ismail are two farmer brothers, who set for themselves a precious target for the conquest of the world market in…