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Thousands Protest Low Olive Oil Prices in Seville

Fri, 12/07/2019 - 02:57
Riot police escorted demonstrators toward Andalusia's seat of government as angry olive growers and oil producers aired their grievances about low prices and a perceived lack of government interest.

Reimagining Olive Oil for Millennials

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 23:16
Olive oil has been used for generations, but two brands are interpreting the food for young buyers looking to purchase simple, honest products in and out of the kitchen.

Sonar Seen As a New Method for Detecting Fraudulent Olive Oil

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 23:09
Sonar isn't just for finding submarines or mapping the ocean floor, it can now tell us about the purity of our olive oil.

Olive Oil Producers in Argentina Hope to Follow Malbec’s Lead

Wed, 10/07/2019 - 04:53
Improving quality is the best way to improve Argentina's international standing, said small and large-scale producers in a documentary video produced by Olive Oil Times that debuted today.

Sommelier Program Heads to San Francisco

Wed, 10/07/2019 - 01:30
The Olive Oil Times Education Lab's Sommelier Certification Program will convene within the San Francisco Art Institute in the city’s Marina District.

ASAJA Jaén Calls on Local Governments to Waive Property Taxes for Olive Growers

Tue, 09/07/2019 - 02:10
The agricultural organization argues that town and local governments int he province have waived taxes in year's with bad droughts, when olive crops were low, and should do so again this year in order to protect local farmers from low prices.

New Studies Link Ultra-Processed Food With Premature Death

Tue, 09/07/2019 - 01:45
Two independent studies in France and Spain have found that people who consume a lot of ultra-processed foods are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death.

Olive Council, Europe Collaborate on Limiting Contaminants in Olive Oil

Tue, 09/07/2019 - 01:44
The IOC has told the EU the threshold for safely being able to consume the chemical 3-MCPD, which is found in refined vegetable oils.

Ali Gürbüz Wins 658th Kirkpinar Before Record-Breaking Crowds

Mon, 08/07/2019 - 02:47
The two-time former champion defeated Orhan Okulu, last year's winner, to claim the honor of head wrestler at Kırkpınar. This is Gürbüz's first title since his disqualification in the 2013 semi-final.

First Estimates for 2019/2020 World Olive Oil Production Released in Spain

Thu, 04/07/2019 - 02:20
Spanish crop will likely drop, but better yields are expected in Italy and Greece as well as an increase in the global overall production.

Ghedira Re-elected Executive Director of IOC

Tue, 02/07/2019 - 00:22
Several incumbents retained their positions at the top of the International Olive Council hierarchy, but not without controversy as Italy again missed out on a leadership role and Israel's representative was unable to vote.

Italian Producers Explain What It Takes to Succeed in a Tough Campaign

Wed, 26/06/2019 - 07:41
Harvesting at the right time, proper stewardship of the land, attention to details, teamwork, perseverance, and passion were all listed by award-winning Italian producers as the reasons for their success.

CO2 Levels in Atmosphere Rise for Seventh Consecutive Year

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 23:54
Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels reached nearly 415 parts per million, representing the highest seasonal peak ever recorded, as well as the second largest annual increase in 60 years.

Rallies Planned to Protest Olive Oil Prices in Seville

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 03:01
Two agricultural advocacy groups have called on olive oil producers, olive growers and the public at large to protest low olive oil prices in the Andalusian capital.

Spain Seeks Self-Regulation for Olive Oil Sector

Mon, 17/06/2019 - 22:00
Spain's Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has asked the European Union whether its olive oil sector can self-regulate. Advocates hope the measure will stabilize olive oil prices.

Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Better Memory in Diabetics

Mon, 17/06/2019 - 10:43
After comparing its effects with other healthy diets, the Mediterranean proved superior in fostering better cognition in Type 2 diabetics.

Sea Levels Rising Faster Than Expected

Sat, 15/06/2019 - 02:33
Scientists warn global sea levels could rise by as much as 6.5 feet by 2100, displacing nearly 200 million people and damaging agricultural land.

Mediterranean Diet Ranked ‘Best Overall’

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 22:35
The MedDiet beat out 40 other diets to get the top spot in the U.S. News and World Report annual ranking for the first time. It was also rated the number one diet in five subcategories.

Greek Award Winners Already Looking to Repeat

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 22:28
With the historically poor harvest season behind them, Greek producers who managed a win in New York are setting their sights on brand building and achieving consistent quality.

Study Predicts Europe, North America Will Experience More Droughts

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 21:16
By studying climate models and tree rings, scientists at Columbia University’s Earth Institute predict a period of unprecedented drying in many parts of the world, particularly in areas of North American and Eurasia.