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At Brist, It’s All in the Family

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 21:40
In the last of our four-part video series on Istrian producers, Brist is a family business where every member has a role.

Big Turnout Expected at 7th World Olive Oil Competition Awards Night

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 04:33
Olive oil's premier event continues to draw more people with each edition of its annual gala.

Trade Group Petitions U.S. Over Potential Olive Oil Tariffs

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 04:18
The North American Olive Oil Association has said American consumers will be directly hurt by potential tariffs on European olive oil imports and called the suggested move a "tax" on Americans' health.

In Slovenia, “The Tree Needs to Look Beautiful.”

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 23:59
"A vine is like a lover," Miha Jakovcic says. "If you neglect it, even a little, it won’t forgive you. An olive tree, however, is like a mother. You can always come back to her,"

NY Panel Welcomes Three New Members

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 06:25
Mirella Zanetic from Croatia, Mahdi Fendri from Tunisia and Sandro Marquez from Brazil will join the elite panel of experts for the world's most important olive oil competition.

Nutrients From Food, Not Supplements, Associated With Lower Death Risk

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 01:47
Researchers found the adverse health effects of a poor diet can not be offset by taking nutritional supplements.

Olive Tree Installation Charms and Causes Controversy in Milan

Olive Oil Times - Fri, 19/04/2019 - 00:30
The installation of 16 centenary olive trees in celebration of Milan's Design Week has led to some questioning the origin and the future of the trees. Artist Sabine Marcelis says the trees were ethically sourced.

Brussels to Monitor Olive Oil Prices

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 18/04/2019 - 22:59
Olive-producing countries are showing mixed signals in terms of prices and production despite the market’s relative stability, according to an EU commissioner.

Olive Oil Drives Growth of Greek Agri-food Sector

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 17/04/2019 - 21:25
Olive oil was the largest Greek agri-food export last year and the fourth-largest export overall, according to a new report. Its success has renewed the call from farmers for government backing.

Poor Diet Kills More People than Smoking or High Blood Pressure

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 17/04/2019 - 00:56
New global research showed the longevity advantage of following a nutrient-dense diet that is plentiful in fruits, vegetables, nuts and whole grains.

Lavandin Introduced in Spanish Olive Groves to Prevent Erosion

Olive Oil Times - Mon, 15/04/2019 - 21:57
Lavandin is the most recent crop being planted in Andalusia to help prevent erosion, promote biodiversity and provide farmers with supplemental income.

The Past Four Years Were the Warmest on Record

Olive Oil Times - Mon, 15/04/2019 - 21:55
The twenty-fifth edition of the WMO's annual climate report warns that climate change is set to continue and the Earth is running out of time to meet goals set in the Paris Climate Accords.

US Threatens Tariffs on EU Olive Oil Imports

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 11/04/2019 - 05:30
A World Trade Organization decision found that the E.U. has unfairly subsidized plane manufacturer Airbus. The result could be retaliatory tariffs on numerous E.U. goods, including olive oil.

Old Ways Endure at Award-Winning Farm in Slovenia

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 11/04/2019 - 01:11
Timor’s six olive groves are small and disperse, each containing just a few dozens of trees. The rugged terrain makes it necessary to do everything by hand, which the husband and wife team do well enough to earn the industry's highest award.

7th World Olive Oil Competition Weeks Away

Olive Oil Times - Wed, 10/04/2019 - 23:57
Final preparations are being made for the seventh annual NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition.

Women Take Center Stage at Italian EVOO Literary Competition

Olive Oil Times - Tue, 09/04/2019 - 22:15
The award ceremony also saw the launching of the Mediterranean Olive Oil Women’s Network and was an opportunity for a Jordanian agriculture official to showcase her country's progress.

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Bladder Cancer

Olive Oil Times - Mon, 08/04/2019 - 23:55
New research suggests an inverse relationship exists between following the Mediterranean diet and the incidence of bladder cancer.

Adding Dairy Products To Med Diet Reduces Cardiovascular Risk

Olive Oil Times - Mon, 08/04/2019 - 23:54
The study also found that adding several servings of low-fat dairy to the MedDiet provides increased nutritional benefits.

UN Issues New Standards to Curb Spread of Xylella

Olive Oil Times - Sat, 06/04/2019 - 04:29
Updated fumigation standards, new ground rules for international trade in agricultural products and the development of new technologies to screen plants and plant products for diseases were among the standards approved by the body.

Scientists Map Risk of Exposure to Xylella

Olive Oil Times - Thu, 04/04/2019 - 06:53
The study showed that southern Spain and other temperate locations between 40 and 50 degrees latitude are at the greatest risk for the spread of Xylella fastidiosa.