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Italian Producers Rejoice After Strong Showing at World Olive Oil Competition

Mon, 30/04/2018 - 22:00
Italy erned 152 awards at the 2018 NYIOOC. Here are the very first impressions of some of the award-winning producers.

Best Olive Oils for 2018 Revealed

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 13:23
The winners of the NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition were unveiled at a press conference in New York tonight.

Best Olive Oils for 2018 Will be Announced Tonight

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 21:09
The winners of the 2018 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition will be revealed at 5:30 (EDT).

Reports Find Olive Oil Companies Struggling in Spain and Italy

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 08:39
Two independent reports highlight some of the economic challenges facing the olive oil sectors of the world's two largest olive oil producers.

A Trio of Food Exhibitions in Verona

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 08:24
Sol&Agrifood took place from 15 to 18 April at Veronafiere, together with Enolitech, the international exhibition of olive oil and wine technologies, and Vinitaly, the world largest exhibition dedicated to the wine sector.

Judging Underway at Sixth NYIOOC

Mon, 23/04/2018 - 23:15
An international panel of experts began analyzing one thousand entries from 28 countries this morning at the sixth annual NYIOOC | World Olive Oil Competition.

Landslide in Western Greece Sweeps Olive Trees Away

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 22:17
About 2,500 centenarian olive trees were swallowed by the tumbling soil.

Xylella Marches On: Lethal Olive Disease Discovered in Central Spain

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 22:52
Xylella fastidiosa continues to kill many tens of thousands of olive trees in south Italy's Puglia region and is on track to widen its deadly clasp across the Mediterranean basin.

Sardinia, Lazio Shine at 26th ‘Ercole Olivario’

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 22:16
An award ceremony in Perugia concluded the 26th Ercole Olivario, the competition for the Italian excellence.

Deoleo Agrees to Settle Lawsuit for $7 Million

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 03:59
The Spanish olive oil behemoth will settle with plaintiffs, paying out $7 million as well as agreeing to change labels and take measures to improve quality.

Greeks Lament EU Decision That Allows Enriching Seed Oils With Phenols

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 23:49
Greek Parliament members criticized an EU decision that allows the use synthetic hydroxytyrosol as a seed oil additive.

Med Diet Tied to Higher Bone Mass, Muscle Density After Menopause

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 23:08
A study found adherence to the Mediterranean diet helps protect women from some of the harmful health consequences of menopause.

Row in Spain Over Tasting Panels Heats Up

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 22:50
Two sides of the Spanish olive oil sector want the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Environment to decide the future of tasting panels.

Bertolli Inks Deal with Celebrity Chef Laura Vitale

Mon, 09/04/2018 - 23:02
The leading olive oil brand partnered with the popular chef to promote olive oil, healthy food and a laid-back Italian lifestyle.

Olive Oil Products Fraud Uncovered in China

Mon, 09/04/2018 - 22:41
Growing demand has also spurred illegal operations stretching from Beijing to Guangzhou, churning out mislabeled, inferior and counterfeit olive oil.

MUFAs from Plant Sources May Reduce Risk of Heart Disease Death

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 23:17
Monounsaturated fat foods can promote longevity if they are derived from plants rather than animals a new study found.

The Gethsemane and Its Sacred Olive Oil

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 22:34
In Jerusalem last Thursday, like every year, the extra virgin olive oil produced from the olive trees of Gethsemane was blessed at the Holy Sepulcher.

Researchers Characterize Two Galician Olive Varieties for the First Time

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 21:56
Research has classified olive varieties from an emerging olive-producing region of Spain. A concurrent study has found the oil from these cultivars can be of value for preventing neurodegenerative diseases.

An Olive Oil Immersion in New York

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 01:01
Producers, food industry professionals and journalists will be attending the 2018 NYIOOC on April 26 -- and many will stay for a comprehensive 6-day course in olive oil sensory assessment.

Why Some Producers Are Not Ready to Give Up Their Traditional Presses

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 22:51
Inefficient and difficult to maintain, traditional presses are often dismissed as a relic of another era. Olive Oil Times found some producers who say they are not about to abandon their old presses anytime soon.