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California Olive Ranch Gets $35M Investment

10 hours 19 min ago
COR said it had received the largest investment ever for an American producer that will be used for research, expansion, and the implementation of environmental initiatives.

EU Helps Sustainable Growers in Spain, But US Tariffs on Table Olives Loom

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 01:57
As Europe helps farmers adopt sustainable agricultural practices in olive groves, the legality of proposed U.S. tariffs on Spanish table olives is contested.

Italy’s Cooperatives: Strength in Numbers

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 04:08
Cooperatives of Italian olive growers reached the highest standards thanks to smootly-running incentive systems, while helping small scale proucers enter the market.

American Lab Recertified by Olive Council

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 01:20
Eurofins remains the only privately owned American laboratory to receive the IOC recognition.

Tunisia Sees Opportunity in Organic Production

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 04:58
Ninety-five percent of Tunisia’s olive groves are tended using traditional practices without the use of any pesticides.

Olive Tourism in Jordan

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 03:54
A local tourism company is promoting visits to olive farms in Umm Qais, northern Jordan.

Olive Oil Production and Consumption Down

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 04:55
The latest data from the International Olive Council for the 2016/17 campaign reveal a decline in olive oil consumption, particularly in Europe. but the outlook for the 2017/18 season is better.

Neapolitan ‘Pizza Twirling’ Makes UNESCO List

Sat, 09/12/2017 - 04:36
Two million people signed a petition supporting the official recognition of 'pizzaiuolo' pizza twirling.

Canola Oil Might Impair Memory

Sat, 09/12/2017 - 02:40
Scientists in Pennsylvania say the untested claims of canola oil's healthfulness aren't based on facts and that it's better to stick with olive oil.

Entries Pour in for Sixth NYIOOC

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 03:08
Producers overcame yet another challenging harvest season to ready their products for olive oil's biggest stage.

Europe Okays Controversial Weed Killer

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 01:08
The licence for glyphosate, an active ingredient in weed killers that the WHO classified as carcinogenic, has been renewed by the EU for a period of five years.

New Olive Growing Models Would Promote Biodiversity in Olive Groves

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 00:42
José Eugenio Gutiérrez and his collaborators want to create a biodiversity certification for table olives and olive oils.

Rash of Thefts Target Greek Producers

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 00:21
With the harvest season is at its peak, Greek olive oil producers are nagged by cases of crop and oil piracy.

Parisian Exploration of New Oils Goes International

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 01:58
Olio Nuovo Days announced the third edition ‘Hémisphère Nord’ at a press conference in Paris.

Moderate Exercise, Mediterranean Diet Better at Reducing Fat Deposits

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 01:31
New research underscores the fact that a healthy weight involves more than body mass: it also includes how the fat is distributed within the body.

New Protests Erupt Against Removal of Olive Trees for TAP Pipeline

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 01:13
Using a law which dates back to 1931, officials in Lecce designated the area surrounding the TAP construction site a "red zone" and placed it under police control.

Natural Olive Oil Preservative as Effective as Synthetic Ones

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 00:40
Researchers found that oleoresin had competitive antioxidant properties without the same health risks associated with the synthetic antioxidants

Tracing Olive Oil History Through Ancient Cuisines

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 06:41
In her new book, Joan Nathan documents the global migration of olive oil and Jewish food since the biblical era.

After Near Miss With Wildfires, California Farmers Find Inspiration in Harvest

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 03:09
California olive growers discuss this year's expected yields, as well as the challenges and rewards of their work.

Greek Politician Voices Concern for Sector’s Vulerability

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 01:43
The problems of south European olive oil producers and ways to face them were expressed in a written question by European Parliament Member, Manolis Kefalogiannis.

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