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Olive Oil Sommelier Program Expands to London

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 23:58
The London edition of the acclaimed program will be held January 20-25 in Bloomsbury.

18 Complete Sommelier Certification Program

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 22:33
Professionals and enthusiasts from eight countries who completed the six-day program at the International Culinary Center said they were eager to use their expertise to educate others and advance innovative projects.

Montsagre: Picual Perfection Among the Empeltre

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 02:32
This is Empeltre territory, an area which comprises the Bajo Aragón region, the Ebro valley and the Terra Alta in Tarragona. It is also home to Albert Barrobés and his family's award-winning Picual.

Yale to Host Conference on Olive Oil, Plans to Establish Research Center

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 05:45
The conference will gather industry members from an array of disciplines to plan the formation of an olive oil think tank.

Tunisian Women Producers Making a Mark in a Man’s World

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 03:16
Women are making their mark on Tunisia's fast-growing olive oil industry, even if it's often behind the scenes.

E.U. – Japan Trade Deal Brings Opportunities to Olive Oil Exporters

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 02:12
Many European agricultural products will enjoy reduced taxes or an entirely tax-free status when exported to Japan, opening the way for EU farmers and exporters to penetrate a market of 127 million people.

Research Examines Functional Ingredients in Olive Pomace

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 01:42
A Spanish research project is evaluating the use of olive pomace paste for the development new health products.

Mediterranean Diet Prolongs Life of Seniors

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 03:13
The higher consumption of monounsaturated fat and the lower consumption of saturated fat is one of the main factors behind the longevity benefit of the Mediterranean diet.

Restaurants in Greece Slow to Adopt New Rules for Olive Oil Service

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 23:03
Six months after the new rule banning refillable bottles, the restaurants who apply it are still an exception.

Coming Off a Strong Year, Growers Ready for Harvest in Italy

Sat, 08/09/2018 - 00:19
The season now ending was characterized by an upward trend in terms of volume. Now, Italian farmers are looking at the next harvest and its climatic challenges.

Drought in Australia Portends Tough Season Ahead for Small Growers

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 23:01
While the overall sector is likely to remain largely unaffected, small growers on the eastern seaboard may bear the brunt of the drought.

Mediterranean Diet May Slow Progression of Psoriasis

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 00:29
Spanish scientists advise psoriasis sufferers to consider following a healthy eating plan such as the Mediterranean diet.

New Studies Link Heart Health With Reduced Likelihood of Developing Dementia

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 00:12
Older adults who take care of their heart are less likely to develop dementia than people who neglect their cardiovascular health.

Spain’s Dcoop Acquires Stake in California Table Olive Producer Bell-Carter

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 05:17
Spain's largest olive oil cooperative and its Moroccan partner have acquired 20 percent of the company partially responsible for U.S. tariffs on Spanish olives in an effort to avoid paying them.

On Table Olives and Cocktails

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 02:12
Olive Oil Times writer Ylenia Granitto can't enjoy a simple Martini without contemplating its olives.

Punjab Distributes Nearly Half a Million Olive Saplings to Local Farmers

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 00:38
Punjab's farmers have until tomorrow to submit their applications for free olive saplings.

Judge Partially Reinstates Trade Group’s Lawsuit

Thu, 30/08/2018 - 04:22
A federal judge has ruled that the North American Olive Oil Association may sue Veronica Foods on its own behalf, but not on behalf of its members. An attorney for Veronica Foods has again filed a motion to dismiss the case.

Project Uses Drones to Scan the Needs of Every Tree

Thu, 30/08/2018 - 00:34
Tecnolivo pursues the modernization of oliviculture with the creation of a pioneering technological instrument based on precision agriculture.

Deoleo Steadfast on Strategy as Profits Fall Further

Thu, 30/08/2018 - 00:04
A "price war" in North America, consumer mistrust in Italy and a weakening dollar have cut into Deoleo's bottom line.

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Teens’ Grades

Wed, 29/08/2018 - 02:12
A new study shows the consumption of the Mediterranean diet is associated with higher scores in core school subjects and verbal skills in adolescents.