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Teaching America’s Bravest Med-Style Survival

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 02:39
A Harvard professor urges firefighters in America to turn to a Mediterranean style of eating to avoid on-duty heart attacks.

China Wants More Olive Oil and Italy Is the One Providing It, for Now

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 01:42
The Chinese appetite for olive oil has led to an increase in exports from Italy, but competition from Tunisia and the domestic market could see this trend reverse.

Mediterranean Diet May Improve IVF Success

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 01:49
A new study suggests that women who ate a diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, high-quality olive oil, whole grains and legumes and low in red meat increased their chances of getting pregnant and achieving a live birth by 65-68 percent.

In Defense of ‘Black Fruity’

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 01:23
The French association Afidol shed light on the misinterpreted taste of "black fruity" oil and the controversy behind the ancestral tradition of controlled fermentation.

Sixth ExtraLucca Presents Some of Italy’s Best

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 00:42
The Ducal Palace of Lucca will host a two-day exposition of select Italian extra virgin olive oils.

Tunisia: Land of the Olive Tree

Fri, 09/02/2018 - 05:11
An Olive Oil Times reporter went to Tunisia to better understand this nation’s olive oil and learn about efforts to increase exports, which was the focus of the second edition of the Olive Festival of Sfax.

Cape Town on Verge of Running Out of Water

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 23:03
Residents have been restricted to 50 liters of water a day before city taps are projected to be turned off in April.

Portugal’s Rising Exports Fuel Demand for Imports

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 02:29
Researchers found that most positions are taken in the olive oil market of Portugal, but there is always room for new players.

Italian Court Quashes Lidl Italia Fine for Mislabeled Olive Oil

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 01:49
The German supermarket chain was found to be not negligent in mislabeling virgin olive oil as extra virgin.

Olive Skills Help Rehabilitate Turkish Prisoners

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 00:46
In addition to pressing the olives grown on prison land, the facility also charges locals a small fee to process their olives.

An Award to Promote Olive Oil Culture in Spain

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 00:19
Contestants can submit projects about the environment of olive oil, new technologies, history, gastronomy, and heritage conservation, among others.

Quarter of Earth’s Land Threatened by Aridity, Drought, Wildfires

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 00:10
A new study warns that aridification, drought and wildfires could affect a quarter of the earth's land if average world temperatures continue to rise.

PGI for Apuglian Olive Oil Underway

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 04:00
Olio di Puglia obtained the approval by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture and is waiting for the final EU approval.

Beef and Olive Oil Deal Breakers in Ongoing EU-Mercosur Talks

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 03:20
Sensitive agricultural products are the sticking points in the almost two-decade-long negotiations of the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement.

Olive Oil Producers in Spain Call for Self-Regulation

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 03:04
Producers want to work with the entire sector to regulate the supply of olive oil on the market in order to minimize price fluctuations.

Poor Olive Harvests in Europe Lead to Boom in Exports From Mendoza

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 02:31
Olive oil sales in Mendoza doubled this year, mostly to Brazil, Canada, Chile, the United States, Mexico and Spain.

Table Olive Production Continues Rise

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 01:10
World production and consumption of table olives have risen sharply, according to figures from the International Olive Council.

Discounted Nutella Sparks Riots in French Supermarkets

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 23:15
Riots erupted in French supermarkets on Thursday when Intermarché reduced the price of Nutella by 70 percent.

Major Spanish Trade Group Looks at Ways to Join Fight Against Xylella

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 22:58
Spain's association of olive oil industry stakeholders is studying ways to join the research efforts on Xylella fastifiosa to make sure the objectives related to the olive oil sector are met.

Massimiliano Alajmo on the Innovative Potential of Olive Oil

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 01:57
The three-Michelin-star chef says olive oil carries aromas better than butter and allows him to create a creamy consistency without using dairy, making dishes easier to digest.