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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.

Professor’s Criticism of Coconut Oil Goes Viral

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 01:23
Coconut oil is "one of the worst foods you can eat," said Harvard professor Karin Michels.

California Olive Ranch Announces Expansion

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 00:31
A $35-million equity infusion is being used to add more than 2,000 acres of farm fields, additional infrastructure, staffing and research and development, the company revealed.

Peru Rediscovers Its Own Olive Oils

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 02:28
Peru has a centenary tradition of olive cultivation which started in the colonial period but was soon interrupted. In the last decades, the spotlight on gastronomy and Peruvian cuisine has created a renewed interest in domestic olive oil production.

In Spain, Exports Grow While Consumption Falls

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 23:01
After drought and disease clouded export forecasts, the Spanish government is optimistic that they are in an upswing. The same is not true for consumption though as research shows Spaniards are perpetually using less olive oil.

Controversy in Italy Over New ‘Olio di Roma’ PGI

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 22:37
Half of Lazio's olive oil producer's are covered by DOP certifications and say they stand to lose value. The other half can only gain from the new proposed IGP. And some say the bickering among the groups leaves everyone disappointed.

Coating Food Prep Surfaces With Cooking Oil May Prevent Cross-Contamination

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 23:25
According to one researcher, the new discovery could have numerous applications that make food processing and preparation safer and more cost-efficient.

Organic Treatment Shows Promise Against Xylella

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 23:12
The implementation of an organic treatment with good agricultural practices during a three-year trial gave encouraging results against Xf.

Master Milling Course Returns to UC Davis

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 00:08
The three-day course will go over every step of the olive oil production process with field trips to local olive oil mills to see those steps in action.

‘Heroic’ Olive Cultivation in Italy Still a Struggle, but Fighting Back

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 23:32
Responsible for some of Italy's most characteristic olive oils and landscapes, moves are afoot to promote awareness of the country's heroic olive cultivation.

Turkish Producers Keep Up Momentum After Strong Results at 2018 NYIOOC

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 00:49
Producers are optimistic about the future of Turkish olive oils after record-breaking wins at the 2018 NYIOOC.

Kalamata Dominates Greek Table Olive Market

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 23:51
Krinos Foods Canada Ltd. president Alexander Georgiadis on the position of Greek table olives in a changing global marketplace.