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Record Number of Awards for Spanish Producers at NYIOOC

Wed, 15/05/2019 - 00:41
Spanish producers enjoyed a record-breaking night at this year's NYIOOC, enjoying their highest ever success rate and bringing home more Gold Awards than ever before.

Italian Producers Triumph at NYIOOC 2019

Wed, 15/05/2019 - 00:26
After a difficult harvest season, which saw production figures fall by 57 percent, Italian producers finally had a reason to celebrate. The results from the 2019 NYIOOC confirmed that quality remained as high as ever in Italy.

Best Olive Oils for 2019 Revealed

Sun, 12/05/2019 - 08:01
In a year that saw a dramatically reduced output in some traditional regions, the findings of an 18-member panel of expert tasters suggested there is no shortage of excellent olive oils to go around.

Judging Concludes at World Olive Oil Competition

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 08:00
The results will be revealed tomorrow night, May 10, during a press conference that will draw 200 olive oil producers, retailers, distributors, food industry professionals and press.

MedDiet Prevents Overeating, Study Finds

Tue, 07/05/2019 - 01:13
Research from North Carolina suggested the Mediterranean diet satiates the appetite better than the Western diet.

Thousands of Jobs Lost in Italian Olive Oil Sector, Farmers Group Warns

Mon, 06/05/2019 - 21:14
Coldiretti says 100,000 jobs have been lost in the olive oil supply chain as adverse weather and Xylella fastidiosa crippled the country’s olive oil yield.

Judging Underway at World Olive Oil Competition

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 23:48
At 9 o’clock (EDT) the first samples were distributed to 18 judges whose determinations will lead to the unveiling of this year’s best extra virgin olive oils.

Olive Oil Production in Spain Sets Record, According to Report

Fri, 03/05/2019 - 04:27
Spain’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing and Food reported that olive oil production in Spain reached 1.77 million tons through March of the 2018/19 campaign, an increase of 43 percent compared with the same period in the previous campaign.

Texas Governor Signs Olive Oil Advisory Board Bill into Law

Fri, 03/05/2019 - 04:25
The creation of the advisory board will make it easier for olive growers and oil producers to apply for specific grants and implement quality standards.

U.S. Trade Rep. to Hold Public Hearing on Olive Oil Tariffs

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 02:55
Among those giving testimony at the hearing will be the executive director of the North American Olive Oil Association, which is also circulating a petition to get olive oil removed from the list.

53th Meeting of the IOC Advisory Committee Held in Cairo

Tue, 30/04/2019 - 23:00
The meeting in Cairo of the IOC Advisory Committee looks at a more sustainable olive oil market, restates the value of the panel test

UNESCO Board Endorses ‘World Olive Tree Day’

Tue, 30/04/2019 - 21:57
Following a proposal by Lebanon and Tunisia, UNESCO's executive board has recommended support for "all efforts leading to the proclamation of the World Olive Tree Day"

Italian Producers Celebrate Quality at the Ercole Olivario Awards

Sat, 27/04/2019 - 03:44
Italian producers from around the country demonstrated their resilience to a tough harvest season at the twenty-seventh edition of the awards ceremony.

EU Olive Oil Exports to Reach Record Levels

Sat, 27/04/2019 - 00:57
The European Commission predicts that high worldwide demand combined with decreased production in non-E.U. countries will result in record E.U. exports for 2018/2019.

At Brist, It’s All in the Family

Wed, 24/04/2019 - 21:40
In the last of our four-part video series on Istrian producers, Brist is a family business where every member has a role.

Big Turnout Expected at 7th World Olive Oil Competition Awards Night

Wed, 24/04/2019 - 04:33
Olive oil's premier event continues to draw more people with each edition of its annual gala.

Trade Group Petitions U.S. Over Potential Olive Oil Tariffs

Wed, 24/04/2019 - 04:18
The North American Olive Oil Association has said American consumers will be directly hurt by potential tariffs on European olive oil imports and called the suggested move a "tax" on Americans' health.

In Slovenia, “The Tree Needs to Look Beautiful.”

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 23:59
"A vine is like a lover," Miha Jakovcic says. "If you neglect it, even a little, it won’t forgive you. An olive tree, however, is like a mother. You can always come back to her,"

NY Panel Welcomes Three New Members

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 06:25
Mirella Zanetic from Croatia, Mahdi Fendri from Tunisia and Sandro Marquez from Brazil will join the elite panel of experts for the world's most important olive oil competition.

Nutrients From Food, Not Supplements, Associated With Lower Death Risk

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 01:47
Researchers found the adverse health effects of a poor diet can not be offset by taking nutritional supplements.