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Frescobaldi: Quality Evolves Along the History of a Tuscan Family

Fri, 08/11/2019 - 01:09
The Frescobaldi company has seven hundred years of history but its vision of quality is fresh as ever.

Program in Puglia Fosters Healthy Food Choices, Sustainability

Fri, 08/11/2019 - 00:27
Through hands-on instruction and visits to local farms, Cinzia Rascazzo helps people live healtheir lives.

Europe, China Agree to Protect Foods With Geographical Indication

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 23:47
Kalamata olives and various olive oils from Spain and Crete are included in the deal.

U.S. Leaves Paris Climate Agreement

Wed, 06/11/2019 - 07:00
On Monday the U.S. government announced its withdrawal from the 2016 Paris Agreement on climate change, due to the economic burden of complying with the requirements.

Algerian Runner El-Hachemi Wins 7th Olive Tree Marathon in Sfax

Wed, 06/11/2019 - 01:59
Abed El-Hachemi finished first again with a 2:44 finish at the 2019 Marathon of the Olive Trees.

Organic Olive Groves Flourish in Spain

Wed, 06/11/2019 - 01:38
In 2018, the surface area of organic olive groves increased by three percent in Spain. A country-wide push toward sustainability and better profit margins on organic oils are among the contributing factors.

Australian Exporters List 30 Trade Barriers Since Launch of New Register

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 03:44
In Australia, numerous trade barriers have been listed since the launch of a register that aims to identify challenges exporters face.

How to Find the Best Olive Oils Nearby

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 02:56
A new app helps you find award-winning olive oils at local shops.

EFSA Presenting Xyllela Research at Corsica Conference

Thu, 31/10/2019 - 00:09
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and other E.U.-funded projects are presenting the latest research on Xylella fastidiosa at a conference in Corsica this week.

Spain’s Harvest Estimates Continue to Grow

Wed, 30/10/2019 - 23:05
Previous predictions estimated that Spanish production would hover at about one million tons over the summer. The latest estimate predicts a 20-percent higher yield.

Researchers Recommend MedDiet to Restore Gut Bacteria

Tue, 29/10/2019 - 23:57
A team at Manchester Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom are working to advance research on the Mediterranean diet and other healthy diets that promote healthy gut bacteria.

In One Brooklyn Bakery, On-Tap Olive Oil Helps Ditch Plastic

Tue, 29/10/2019 - 06:38
In an Italian restaurant and bakery in Bedford-Stuyvesant, shop-goers fill up on olive oils on-tap, leaving single-use glasses and plastics behind.

Pulsed Electric Technology Increases Yield and Quality, Study Finds

Tue, 29/10/2019 - 05:35
A study from the University of Perugia confirms that pulsed electric field technology increases both the quality and yield for three different olive cultivars.

Despite Tariff Exemption, Greek Producers Struggle to Export Their Oil

Tue, 29/10/2019 - 00:33
With U.S. tariffs on some Spanish olive oil imports coming into force, Greek producers should have an advantage over Spain. However, the nation has not been able to profit from exporting its olive oil reserves.

Spanish Olive Oil Giant Plans to Evade Tariffs With New U.S. Production Center

Mon, 28/10/2019 - 23:16
Asecur is making plans to open the packaging facility in order to evade newly imposed tariffs on some Spanish olive oil imports to the U.S.

Regenerative Agriculture Predicted to Be One of the Top Food Trends for 2020

Thu, 24/10/2019 - 03:35
A conservation and rehabilitation approach increasingly adopted by olive farmers is listed as one of the top food trends for the coming year.

Spanish Table Olive Producers Demand Countermeasures Against U.S. Tariffs

Thu, 24/10/2019 - 02:35
The Interprofessional Organization of the Table Olive Sector asked the Spanish government and the European Union to investigate U.S. government subsidies that have recently been provided to American farmers.

Exemption from U.S. Tariffs Creates Opportunity for Greek Exporters

Thu, 24/10/2019 - 00:11
Recently imposed tariffs on some Spanish olive oil exports to the United States could help Greek producers and exporters increase their presence in the lucrative U.S. olive oil market.

Registration Opens for 2020 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition

Thu, 24/10/2019 - 00:07
Registration has opened for the 2020 edition of the NYIOOOC World Olive Oil Competition, the world’s largest and most prestigious olive oil quality contest. Producers, importers and distributors can enter their extra virgin olive oil brands on Producer Tools, the […]

Pruneti: Quality Craftsmen in the Heart of Chianti

Tue, 22/10/2019 - 00:00
In a rural stretch of Tuscany, dominated by vineyards and olive trees, Gionni and Paolo Pruneti combine centuries of agricultural know-how with the latest milling technology to produce extra virgin olive oils on the land of their ancestors.