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Lauro’s Olive Oil Contest Moves to Salerno

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 01:09
The third edition of the international olive oil contest led by Antonio G. Lauro, now renamed EVO-IOOC, will be held at Capaccio Paestum in Salerno, May 14-19 2018.

150-Year-Old Sailboat Brings Olive Oil From Portugal to Britain

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 02:09
Almost 90 percent of the world’s cargo travels by ships which contribute four percent of global CO2 emissions. Not this one.

Making Olive Oil in Sun-Drenched Hot Spot

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 01:18
While Mykonos, Santorini, and the other small islands of the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea are famous to vacationers, they also make olive oil the locals are proud of.

‘Ollie’ App Answers Questions About Olive Oil

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 02:38
A new app developed by the Olive Oil Times Education Lab provides olive oil answers wherever they're needed.

Olives Grown at High Altitudes Found to Have More Antioxidants

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 02:37
A study found a positive relationship between altitude and levels of CoQ10, tocopherols and phenolic compounds.

Seven Held in Greece for Alleged Olive Oil Fraud

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 02:16
The suspects used a dye to alter the color of the sunflower oil to appear like olive oil.

Croatians Celebrate a ‘High Quality’ Olive Harvest

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 01:52
Olive oil producers in Croatia are happy with their new batch of freshly-pressed oil and report that despite lower yields, oil quality is even better than last year.

French Farmers Get Outside Help to ‘Professionalize’ EVOO Production

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 01:19
After an improved yet unexceptional olive harvest in France, olive growers are turning to a Spanish company for help.

5 Foods That Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 00:51
Research examining the effects of food on rheumatoid arthritis suggested the anti-inflammatory properties of olive oil and other foods in the Mediterranean diet may help minimize and prevent joint destruction.

Greek Olive Oil Industry Groups Merge

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 00:29
The Greek olive oil packers’ associations, Sevitel and Esvite, officially merged following a unanimous decision by the general assemblies of the members of both organizations.

In Western Greece, Hail Punches Olives to the Ground Just Before Harvest

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 01:29
Stormy weather in western parts of Greece pummeled olive trees at the worst possible moment.

Bi-Oceanic Corridor Would Boost Argentina’s Exports

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 00:54
The Minister for Planning and Industry in La Rioja said that the provincial government had already been in talks with seven other provinces in both Argentina and Chile about making headway on the project.

Former Olive Council Director Fausto Luchetti on His Long Road to Acquittal

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 04:05
After a trial that lasted thirteen years, the former Olive Oil Council executive director was cleared of wrongdoing.

Where the Olive Trees Are Dying: A Front-Line Report on Xylella

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 00:54
As the disease spreads, olive growers in northern Puglia remain confident their trees will fare better than those of the neighbors to the south.

New Software Models Increase Efficiency of Olive Oil Production

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 02:11
This program takes factors such as the harvester's budget, potential climate risks and the level of synchronization between plantation and refineries into account before providing advice to olive growers.

Diets Rich in Polyunsaturated Fats May Reduce Appetite

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 01:00
A study out of the University of Georgia suggests that regularly eating foods high in polyunsaturated fats, such as avocado, quinoa, chickpeas, salmon, walnuts and olive oil, may have an affect on your appetite.

Athens Conference Aims to Increase Global Market Share for Greek Oils

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 00:18
The olive oil scientific society FILAIOS will be hosting a conference at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, at 5:00 PM tomorrow (November 16th, 2017).

Marina Colonna’s Farm Is a Place Where History Meets Innovation

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 02:43
It's harvest time at Marina Colonna's farm in San Martino in Pensilis, Molise.

Frying Vegetables in Extra Virgin Olive Oil Recommended for Men With Prostate Cancer

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 01:39
Daily consumption of extra virgin olive oil can increase the absorption of compounds with anticancer properties.

London Investment Firm Bullish on Olive Oil

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 01:16
ADM Capital Europe, a private equity and investment firm, said it has acquired a controlling interest in one of Europe’s largest olive oil producers, Innoliva, which produces branded extra virgin oils in Spain and Portugal.