Memecik is an olive variety with the biggest cultivation area both in Aegean Region and in Turkey. Memecik typically gains flavor and smell of greens, lemon, grass and almond and when harvested before olives are mature, the product is strong on bitterness and pungency. The climate of the region provides plenty of sunshine, thus the variety is resistant to hard weather conditions. It is one of best and well-known varieties in Turkey due its distinctive sensory and chemical composition especially offering high polyphenol and oleic acid values. It is perfect for daily consumption, as a natural source of antioxidant, for the children and for the family.