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Olive Oil World Loses Moshe Spak

Sun, 22/07/2018 - 05:34
Moshe Spak saw possibilities where others did not, was willing to take chances and did not give up.

Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Events with Med Diet and EVOO or Nuts

Sat, 21/07/2018 - 05:19
A new study suggested that a nutritious diet with healthy fat is more beneficial to the heart than a low-fat diet.

Trump Trade War Poses Problems for Oilseed and Vegetable Oils

Sat, 21/07/2018 - 05:04
Chinese tariffs on American farmers have tanked prices of the two agricultural commodities. Olive oil appears to be weathering the storm, unaffected by these latest developments.

Deoleo Fights Back Against ‘Fake News’

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 04:36
The world's largest olive oil company has gone on the offensive against click-bait headlines.

2nd Olive Picking Championship Set for October

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 00:39
Teams from around the world will compete in the 2nd World Championship in Olive Picking on the Croatian island of Brač.

In Western Argentina, Rising Energy Costs Worry Some Olive Growers

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 04:33
As Argentina's energy minister deregulates the sector and electricity costs shoot up, olive farmers are feeling the effects.

New Labeling Laws for Australian EVOO Producers

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 00:32
The laws are the result of consumer pressure following a hepatitis A outbreak in Australia in February 2015 that was linked to contaminated Australian-packaged frozen berries imported from Canada and China.

Major Spanish Cooperative Under Fire for Importing and Exporting Practices

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 02:26
Dcoop faces a €2.8 million fine from the Spanish authorities as well as scrutiny from the rest of the sector for what are seen as anti-competitive market practices.

In London, One-Stop Shop for Light Bulbs, Olive Oil

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 23:20
The modest door of an electrical supplies store leads you to a small haven for olive oil lovers.

Fat Type Might Be the Answer to Your Lack of Motivation to Exercise

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 03:51
Research offers insight into the role that fat consumption may have on dopamine, and on your motivation as a result.

Can China Become a Major Olive Oil Producer?

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 02:25
China's growing demand is helping move forward domestic production.

Redemption for Orhan Okulu at 657th Kirkpinar

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 05:01
Last year's runner-up has now claimed victory at the 2018 Kirkpinar olive oil wrestling championship.

Spain, E.U. React to U.S. Tariffs on Spanish Olives

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 23:59
"All possible options" are on the table as the European Commission decides how to react to US tariffs. In Andalusia, members of the provincial government have already set out to lobby Brussels and Madrid for action.

CEO of Largest Olive Oil Company Calls the Sector’s Business Model ‘Broken’

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 08:48
Pierluigi Tosato spoke today to a room representing major importers and said the industry was going about it all wrong.

New Torrefaction Process Reduces Transportation Costs for Biomass

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 03:22
Researchers at Fraunhofer IGB developed an improved torrefaction process to make use of olive biomass.

Hundreds Protest Proposed Olive Tariffs in Spain

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 01:22
The tariffs on all types of olives are set to be discussed later this week and, if approved, come into force later this month.

Biodynamic Farming: Somewhere Between Science and Faith

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 01:02
Olive groves at the award-winning farm Marina Palusci are managed in accordance with biodynamics, a much-debated but often successful method.

Production, Exports and Quality Main Issues for South American Producers

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 06:21
Representatives of the South American olive sector and government allies discussed the future of the sector, including the potential for an Olive Coordination Board for the Americas.

New Zealand Olive Oil Producers Set for Record Year

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 04:08
Olive oil production is at a record high in New Zealand with the potential to double in the coming years.

Landmark Med Diet Study Corrected After Methods Are Questioned

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 04:01
After some misconducted clinical trials, the study was re-evaluated and the findings were reaffirmed by its authors