Producers of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Table Olives & Wine. ABN 77 094 891 304

Olive Oil Times

Subscribe to Olive Oil Times feed Olive Oil Times
News, reviews and discussion
Updated: 1 hour 34 min ago

France’s Top Chef Talks Olive Oil

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 02:25
Olive Oil Times spoke with Mirazur's Mauro Colagreco.

Spanish and Italian Producers Share Successes, Challenges at Duel Summits

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 01:47
Olive oil producers and experts gathered for dueling meetings in Sevilla and Rome to examine the challenges of the rapidly changing global olive oil market.

Turkish Olive Oil Giant Opening New Facility in Germany

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 01:02
In a move seen as an opportunity for the Turkish firm to circumvent the European Union’s import quota on Turkish olive oil, Marmarabirlik, is preparing to open storage and processing facilities in Cologne, Germany.

Award-Winning Producer Credits His Team of ‘Harvest Experts’

Fri, 29/12/2017 - 01:23
For two months a team of 150 people harvest the olives at Cortijo Virgen de los Milagros, like their parents and grandparents did. "The Mill is only the extractor," says Luis Montabes. "Quality is born in the fields."

Unilever to Sell Its Olive Oil Business in Greece

Thu, 28/12/2017 - 01:07
After years of dominance, Unilever is about to withdraw from the Greek olive oil market.

Scientists Use Gene Editing to Make Soybeans More Like Olives

Thu, 28/12/2017 - 00:53
Calyxt’s new soybean variety is higher in oleic acid and lower in linoleic acid and saturated fatty acids than other soybean varieties.

NY Pizza Maker Revisits His Italian Roots

Thu, 28/12/2017 - 00:42
Salvatore Polizzi took a break from his Bushwick Pizzeria to reconnect with his family's olive farm and revive traditions.

Smithsonian Explores the World’s Best Olive Oils

Sat, 23/12/2017 - 01:09
The Smithsonian Institution will host a seminar to explore high-quality extra virgin olive oils on February 3.

California Olive Ranch Gets $35M Investment

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 02:11
COR said it had received the largest investment ever for an American producer that will be used for research, expansion, and the implementation of environmental initiatives.

EU Helps Sustainable Growers in Spain, But US Tariffs on Table Olives Loom

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 01:57
As Europe helps farmers adopt sustainable agricultural practices in olive groves, the legality of proposed U.S. tariffs on Spanish table olives is contested.

Italy’s Cooperatives: Strength in Numbers

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 04:08
Cooperatives of Italian olive growers reached the highest standards thanks to smootly-running incentive systems, while helping small scale proucers enter the market.

American Lab Recertified by Olive Council

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 01:20
Eurofins remains the only privately owned American laboratory to receive the IOC recognition.

Tunisia Sees Opportunity in Organic Production

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 04:58
Ninety-five percent of Tunisia’s olive groves are tended using traditional practices without the use of any pesticides.

Olive Tourism in Jordan

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 03:54
A local tourism company is promoting visits to olive farms in Umm Qais, northern Jordan.

Olive Oil Production and Consumption Down

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 04:55
The latest data from the International Olive Council for the 2016/17 campaign reveal a decline in olive oil consumption, particularly in Europe. but the outlook for the 2017/18 season is better.

Neapolitan ‘Pizza Twirling’ Makes UNESCO List

Sat, 09/12/2017 - 04:36
Two million people signed a petition supporting the official recognition of 'pizzaiuolo' pizza twirling.

Canola Oil Might Impair Memory

Sat, 09/12/2017 - 02:40
Scientists in Pennsylvania say the untested claims of canola oil's healthfulness aren't based on facts and that it's better to stick with olive oil.

Entries Pour in for Sixth NYIOOC

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 03:08
Producers overcame yet another challenging harvest season to ready their products for olive oil's biggest stage.

Europe Okays Controversial Weed Killer

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 01:08
The licence for glyphosate, an active ingredient in weed killers that the WHO classified as carcinogenic, has been renewed by the EU for a period of five years.

New Olive Growing Models Would Promote Biodiversity in Olive Groves

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 00:42
José Eugenio Gutiérrez and his collaborators want to create a biodiversity certification for table olives and olive oils.