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India Increases Duties on Olive Oil Again

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 21:50
The Indian government continues its trend of raising import duty rates on olive oil.

Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling Soon to Be a Tourist Attraction

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 01:17
Edirne's historic wrestling field is getting a facelift to make it a year-round tourist attraction.

Venice’s ‘Vaporettos’ Fueled With Biodiesel From Used Cooking Oil

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 00:52
For seven months, the waterbuses of Venice will be fueled with renewable biodiesel produced through the conversion of used vegetable cooking oil.

Europe Launches ‘Knowledge Centre’ To Tackle Food Fraud

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 00:07
The Knowledge Centre for Food Fraud and Quality has been set up in response to consumer concerns about food products most susceptible to tampering or adulteration like olive oil, wine, honey, dairy, fish, meat and poultry.

A New Generation Leads Laconiko to Excellence

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 05:36
The Pierrakos family has lifted a farm in Greece from a workaday livelihood to an inspired enterprise that produces award-winning oils infused with their vision, passion and purpose

European Commission Requests Feedback on Labeling Rules

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 01:59
Actors in the olive oil sector and consumers have been asked for their feedback on proposed amendments to EU rules on the labeling of olive oil.

Organic Farming, High Quality Often Hand In Hand

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 00:49
Farms like Antica Quercia Verde, among the best organic brands of the year, are contributing to Italy's leadership in the sector.

Olive Oil Prices Slip in European Markets

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 00:07
Prices of olive oil show a decline from last year in Spain, Italy, and Greece.

Report Advises Greek Exporters to Innovate

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 00:09
After an analysis of the American olive oil market, the Greek Embassy in Washington says innovation is the key for Greek olive oil exporters.

Pakistan Plants More Olive Trees

Mon, 19/03/2018 - 23:24
Pakistan's olive plantation campaign continues with the planting of over three million saplings in two provinces.

There’s No Such Thing As the ‘World’s Best Olive Oil’

Thu, 15/03/2018 - 03:01
There are good olive oils, and there are great olive oils. And even the line between ‘good’ and ‘great’ can be fuzzy.

Revolution, Hope and Tunisian Olive Oil

Tue, 13/03/2018 - 02:29
Raouf Ellouze and Karim Fitouri were drawn back to Tunisia at times of political upheaval and change. Now, they want to help Tunisia become known for world-class olive oil.

Consumers in Spain Don’t Appreciate Organic EVOO, Researchers Say

Tue, 13/03/2018 - 00:32
The established position of conventional extra virgin olive oil in Spain leaves little room for its organic version.

Drought Likely to Continue in Parts of Spain

Sat, 10/03/2018 - 01:29
In spite of a wet March, Spain is expected to experience another hot and dry summer, which is increasingly becoming the new normal.

NYIOOC Will Limit Entries to 1,000

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 21:51
With entries quickly approaching one thousand, NYIOOC organizers say they will close registration in a matter of days.

Will the ‘Beast From the East’ Affect Olive Groves?

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 02:24
As Europe was struck by an intense cold wave originating in Siberia, concerns arose among farmers.

Fighting for the Future of Canola With Genetic Engineering

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 01:50
Seed companies are engaging in a high-stakes effort to develop new clubroot-resistant seeds in order to protect Canada's $21 billion canola oil industry.

Monumental Trees of Cyprus Represent Attempt to Create Elite Cultivar

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 06:36
Researchers speculate that early olive growers had grafted native centennial trees with others imported from Greece and Lebanon to selectively breed for desirable traits.

NYIOOC Names Panel Leaders

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 02:45
Brígida Jiménez Herrera from Spain, Olfa Baccouri from Tunisia and Antonio G. Lauro from Italy will lead the 18-member jury in the sixth edition of the world's most prestigious olive oil competition.

Tunisia: Window on a Traditional Olive World

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 01:23
There are scant funds to assist Tunisia's rural farmers' transition to a more efficient, high-quality production. Some locals say that's just fine with them, while others look to a more prosperous future,