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UN, EU Bank Approve More Support for Tunisia’s Olive Sector

Olive Oil Times - Fri, 15/02/2019 - 00:21
The EBRD and FAO are set to continue their support for Tunisia's olive farmers by adding value to Tunisian oil and making cultivation of the crop more sustainable.

Canary Islands Seek to Strengthen Emerging Olive Oil Industry

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 13/02/2019 - 01:30
The consolidation of the olive oil industry in the Canary Islands is moving at a fast pace. The number of olive trees being cultivated has grown quickly as has olive oil production.

Olive Growing Seminar Returns to UC Davis

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 13/02/2019 - 01:28
About 75 professional and aspiring olive farmers will gather at the Silverado Vineyards Sensory Theater in Davis, California for an olive growing master class hosted by the Olive Center and instructed by several experts.

The Changing Face of Alentejo’s Olive Oil

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 12/02/2019 - 06:22
The Alqueva dam may have thrown a lifeline to some of Alentejo's traditional producers, but nearly 20 years later, it has also brought along new challenges that may prove to be insurmountable.

Jaencoop to Become Second Largest Olive Oil Producer After Merger

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 12/02/2019 - 00:18
Jaencoop and Olivar de Segura have agreed to merge. The two cooperatives both bring different strengths to the new producer.

Italian Producers Lose a Champion

Olive Oil Times - Mon, 11/02/2019 - 22:32
Gaetano Avallone, the president of Oleum, died last Monday. He has been fondly remembered by many of his colleagues for his contribution to the Italian extra virgin olive oil sector.

Europe Challenges US Tariffs on Spanish Olives

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 07/02/2019 - 23:14
The E.U. has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization, but the short-staffed trade entity faces a massive backlog. Spanish olive producers face an uncertain future with a December 2019 deadline looming.

Greek Producers Report Poor Harvest for Quantity, Quality

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 05/02/2019 - 05:19
After a bad harvest, olive farmers and oil producers may not be able to receive compensation. However, small producers have a chance to shine in a depleted field of competitors.

Spanish Senators Demand Investigation of Turkish Imports

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 05/02/2019 - 00:38
The search is on to determine whether stolen Syrian olive oil has been imported into Spain under the guise of 'Made in Turkey.' A criminal investigation could be coming.

Italian Olive Oil Production Falls to Record Lows

Olive Oil Times - Sat, 02/02/2019 - 05:21
The Institute of Services for the Agricultural and Food Market said 185,000 tons produced. A raft of climatic and phytosanitary problems are to blame.

Key Nutrients in Mediterranean Diet Linked to Healthy Brain Aging

Olive Oil Times - Fri, 01/02/2019 - 02:20
Illinois researchers discover nutrients from fatty fish, whole grains, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables work synergistically to enhance brain health.

The Rise of Organic Olive Oil in Greece

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 31/01/2019 - 22:13
Small-scale Greek producers are taking a gamble that the risk of investing in organic olive oil production will pay off. Some say Greece has the ideal conditions in which to do so.

Compound Found in Olives May Help Prevent Deadly Type of Breast Cancer

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 31/01/2019 - 02:30
A study completed at the University of Jaén has identified the benefits that a compound found in both olives and olive oil may have on an aggressive type of breast cancer.

All-female Cooperative Transforms Olive Oil Into Hope

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 31/01/2019 - 02:28
The Femmes du Rif is a female-run cooperative in Morocco that focuses on sustainable olive oil production. They hope to reverse the fortunes of an otherwise declining rural region.

Olive Farming Around the ‘Navel of the World’

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 30/01/2019 - 04:31
After years of decline and neglect, olive farming and oil production are making a comeback in the historic Greek region.

37 Complete Sommelier Program in London

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 30/01/2019 - 01:22
Olive oil professionals and enthusiasts from 17 countries gathered in central London as the prestigious program made its European debut.

Olive Oil Consumption Falling Among Spain’s Youth

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 29/01/2019 - 23:43
A new report released by a Spanish university indicated that a number of factors are contributing to the decrease in local consumption and predicted that it may not recover.

Scientists Create ‘Planetary Health Diet’ to Tackle Climate Change

Olive Oil Times - Fri, 25/01/2019 - 03:59
A group of international scientists have devised a global diet designed to limit climate change while promoting human health. It looks quite similar to the Mediterranean diet.

Emergency Taxes in Argentina Putting Pressure on Producers

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 24/01/2019 - 00:52
The tax has been forcing olive oil producers to sell down their stocks as quickly as possible and dampening the optimism that had previously been palpable in the sector.

French Court Bans Popular Herbicide

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 23/01/2019 - 22:54
The world's most widely-used herbicide, developed by Monsanto, is now banned in France.