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Controversy in Italy Over New ‘Olio di Roma’ PGI

Olive Oil Times - Fri, 10/08/2018 - 22:37
Half of Lazio's olive oil producer's are covered by DOP certifications and say they stand to lose value. The other half can only gain from the new proposed IGP. And some say the bickering among the groups leaves everyone disappointed.

Coating Food Prep Surfaces With Cooking Oil May Prevent Cross-Contamination

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 09/08/2018 - 23:25
According to one researcher, the new discovery could have numerous applications that make food processing and preparation safer and more cost-efficient.

Organic Treatment Shows Promise Against Xylella

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 09/08/2018 - 23:12
The implementation of an organic treatment with good agricultural practices during a three-year trial gave encouraging results against Xf.

Master Milling Course Returns to UC Davis

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 09/08/2018 - 00:08
The three-day course will go over every step of the olive oil production process with field trips to local olive oil mills to see those steps in action.

‘Heroic’ Olive Cultivation in Italy Still a Struggle, but Fighting Back

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 23:32
Responsible for some of Italy's most characteristic olive oils and landscapes, moves are afoot to promote awareness of the country's heroic olive cultivation.

Turkish Producers Keep Up Momentum After Strong Results at 2018 NYIOOC

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 00:49
Producers are optimistic about the future of Turkish olive oils after record-breaking wins at the 2018 NYIOOC.

Kalamata Dominates Greek Table Olive Market

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 07/08/2018 - 23:51
Krinos Foods Canada Ltd. president Alexander Georgiadis on the position of Greek table olives in a changing global marketplace.

DCoop, Pompeian Under Fire for Deceptive Labeling

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 05:32
The Spanish cooperative is again in the headlines for its export practices to the United States and its members are becoming wary.

Israel Increases Duty-free Import Quotas on Olive Oil

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 02:21
Spanish producers are closely watching as the Israeli Minister of Economy seeks to stabilize olive oil prices.

Hillside Groves Between Assisi and Spoleto Get Heritage Status

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 01:59
The territory including the olive groves of the slopes between Assisi and Spoleto was designed as the first Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System in Italy.

Greek Trade Group Proposes National Strategy for Olive Oil

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 01/08/2018 - 00:44
The National Interbranch Olive Oil Association unveiled a strategy to create a stable environment and boost exports.

Olive Oil Increasingly Popular Among Douro Wineries

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 21:29
Portugal’s region of Douro is known for its Port and still wines, but more winery groups are becoming interested in producing and selling regional olive oils too.

Texas Olive Oil Producers Eye Formation of Commodity Board

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 00:28
The commodity board would provide olive growers and oil producers with more access to state and federal funds as well as increase their lobbying clout in Austin.

Brazilian Olive Oils Star at Tenth ‘Azeite Experience’

Olive Oil Times - Fri, 27/07/2018 - 01:13
Olive oil sommelier and chef, Pérola Polillo, teamed up with television host and master chef, Carla Pernambuco, to host the tenth edition of Gastro Pop’s Azeite Experience Awards Edition, which featured an olive oil-themed dinner.

Tunisian Producers See Promise in Olive Oil Tourism

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 26/07/2018 - 23:58
Tunisian producers are exploring how olives, one of the country's biggest natural resources, can potentially lure a new kind of tourist.

Corto Olive Sues Rival Gemsa for Alleged Trademark Infringement

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 26/07/2018 - 05:00
Corto filed a lawsuit today against Gemsa Enterprises, LLC for what Corto called a "flagrant commodity knock-off" of its 51-49 brand of blended oil.

Extreme Olive Growing in Valle d’Aosta and Piemonte

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 24/07/2018 - 23:24
Growing olives in Valle d’Aosta, a mountainous region enclosed by the Alps, seemed unthinkable until a group of daring farmers decided to try.

Researchers Turn to Olive Oil to Help Reduce Maternal Deaths in Uganda

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 24/07/2018 - 03:31
Mbarara University of Science and Technology researchers are testing a wound dressing with olive oil and honey.

Harvesting by Hand Leads to Lower Levels of Oxidation, Study Finds

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 24/07/2018 - 00:35
Researchers found that olives harvested by hand and processed with the first 36 hours had lower levels of oxidation.

Spanish Olive Oils Kicks Off Promotional Campaign in New York

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 24/07/2018 - 00:23
Under the slogan “Let’s Make A Tastier World,” the campaign will focus on the gastronomic and health benefits of olive oil.