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Millenary Olive Seeds Found in Important Archeological Site in Turkey

Thu, 03/01/2019 - 03:08
4,000-year-old olive seeds and utensils were been found in Oylum Höyük, an historical mound located in a fertile plain in Kilis province in Southeastern Turkey.

Med Diet During Mother’s Pregnancy Linked to Lower Risk of Obesity in Children

Thu, 03/01/2019 - 02:44
Spanish researchers discovered that following the Mediterranean diet during pregnancy resulted in a weight benefit for children in the first four years of life.

Egypt Has Ambitious Plans to Become the World’s Largest Table Olive Producer

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 02:55
Ahead of taking the chair position for the 2019 IOC Council fo Members meeting, Egypt's Agriculture Minister pledges more cooperation and investment in the country's already substantial olive sector.

Consortium of Italian Growers Calls for ‘Serious Action’ in Tough Season

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 02:36
The national consortium Italia Olivicola is a new organization bringing together more than 250,000 olive growers from fifteen regions.

Black Markets Cited as Major Problem for Greek Table Olives

Wed, 19/12/2018 - 02:20
Executives are highly concerned about what they see as a key challenge to the manufacturing sector of table olives.

Yield Uncertain, Quality Looks Good in Spain

Wed, 19/12/2018 - 01:57
Spain's production levels seemed promising until nature threw a few curve balls.

Production in Turkey Stumbles After Bad Harvest, but Trends Upwards

Wed, 19/12/2018 - 01:42
Even as some predict Turkey could become the world’s second largest olive oil producer, the country’s changing climate is forcing olive farmers and producers to do things they have never needed to do before.

Production Dips in Portugal, but Not for Long

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 23:56
The completion of a $6 billion dam in the south of the country could hold the key to sustaining Portugal's dramatic increase in olive oil production, but it does not come without its critics and controversies.

NYIOOC2019: Changes Coming to Olive Oil’s Big Night

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 06:59
The olive oil industry's marquee event is getting bigger.

Spain’s Olive Oil Ambition: To Be the World’s Best

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 04:54
The world’s top producer wants to be the best, not just the biggest. They’re on track.

Mediterranean Diet Plus Regular Exercise Maintains Weight Loss

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 03:24
A new study shows the formula tor long-term weight loss and heart health is to eat the nutritious Mediterranean diet and engage in regular workouts.

Revolution in Extremadura’s Olive Sector Increases Its Economic Importance

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 03:15
Extremadura’s sector is undergoing an important transformation with the expansion of intensive olive crops.

An Innovative Anti-Theft System for Olive Groves

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 07:00
An inexpensive security system uses fake olives with microchips to help olive growers prevent and detect thefts, an increasing concern in the sector.

Greeks Moving Away from Med Diet, Survey Finds

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 00:44
The eating habits in Greece have been sharply influenced by the financial crisis and global nutritional trends.

Greenhouse Gases at Record Levels, WMO Reports

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 00:13
Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere continue to climb and are not showing signs of slowing, according to a report by the World Meteorological Organization.

Machine Improves Yield in Trial Runs by Hitting Olive Paste With Electricity

Sat, 01/12/2018 - 04:10
A new machine to improve yield fits into the standard olive oil production line, demonstrating that technology has a role in the development of the sector.

Bona Furtuna: From a Journey of Hope to a Vision for Development

Sat, 01/12/2018 - 02:45
The amazing story of an extra virgin olive oil from Sicily.

This Mill Makes 200 Tons of Olive Oil. In a Day.

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 00:41
Behind the scenes at Almazara Nuestra Señora del Pilar, the world's largest olive mill.

Lower Volumes Forecast As Harvest in Greece Hits Its Stride

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 02:39
A reduction in quality and quantity is expected In the majority of olive oil making territories compared to last year

Bringing Olive Oil Culture to Bulgaria

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 02:20
How an olive oil hobbyist turned certified sommelier is parlaying a passion into a career in education and beyond.