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Production Dips in Portugal, but Not for Long

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 23:56
The completion of a $6 billion dam in the south of the country could hold the key to sustaining Portugal's dramatic increase in olive oil production, but it does not come without its critics and controversies.

NYIOOC2019: Changes Coming to Olive Oil’s Big Night

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 06:59
The olive oil industry's marquee event is getting bigger.

Spain’s Olive Oil Ambition: To Be the World’s Best

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 04:54
The world’s top producer wants to be the best, not just the biggest. They’re on track.

Mediterranean Diet Plus Regular Exercise Maintains Weight Loss

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 03:24
A new study shows the formula tor long-term weight loss and heart health is to eat the nutritious Mediterranean diet and engage in regular workouts.

Revolution in Extremadura’s Olive Sector Increases Its Economic Importance

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 03:15
Extremadura’s sector is undergoing an important transformation with the expansion of intensive olive crops.

An Innovative Anti-Theft System for Olive Groves

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 07:00
An inexpensive security system uses fake olives with microchips to help olive growers prevent and detect thefts, an increasing concern in the sector.

Greeks Moving Away from Med Diet, Survey Finds

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 00:44
The eating habits in Greece have been sharply influenced by the financial crisis and global nutritional trends.

Greenhouse Gases at Record Levels, WMO Reports

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 00:13
Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere continue to climb and are not showing signs of slowing, according to a report by the World Meteorological Organization.

Machine Improves Yield in Trial Runs by Hitting Olive Paste With Electricity

Sat, 01/12/2018 - 04:10
A new machine to improve yield fits into the standard olive oil production line, demonstrating that technology has a role in the development of the sector.

Bona Furtuna: From a Journey of Hope to a Vision for Development

Sat, 01/12/2018 - 02:45
The amazing story of an extra virgin olive oil from Sicily.

This Mill Makes 200 Tons of Olive Oil. In a Day.

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 00:41
Behind the scenes at Almazara Nuestra Señora del Pilar, the world's largest olive mill.

Lower Volumes Forecast As Harvest in Greece Hits Its Stride

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 02:39
A reduction in quality and quantity is expected In the majority of olive oil making territories compared to last year

Bringing Olive Oil Culture to Bulgaria

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 02:20
How an olive oil hobbyist turned certified sommelier is parlaying a passion into a career in education and beyond.

FDA Allows Cardiovascular Health on Olive Oil Labels

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 06:06
A new 'qualified health claim' allows bottlers to say that their product improves heart health if consumed instead of animal-based fats.

Complex Harvest Challenges Italian Farmers

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 04:45
The Institute of Services for the Agricultural and Food Market released the first figures on the current harvest in Italy.

Global Olive Oil Production to Dip in 2018/19

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 04:14
Argentina, Italy and Greece experienced some of the largest decreases, while Spain and Morocco enjoyed solid production increases.

‘Crafted in California’ Makes its Debut

Wed, 21/11/2018 - 00:41
Prompted by the scarcity and cost of local fruit, California Olive Ranch unveiled a new range of imported blends.

3,500-Year-Old Olive Pits Provide Evidence of Early Cultivation in Dalmatia

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 01:22
The ancient pits provide evidence that olives have been cultivated in Croatia for more than 3,500 years.

The ‘Flavored Extra Virgin’ Oxymoron

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 03:12
Flavored oils are the low-hanging fruit -- abandoning the educational track the industry has been following and luring buyers with Sriracha and smoke.

‘Sabor Oliva’ Joins Uruguayan Producers and Public

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 01:16
Fewer producers attended this year's edition, but spirits were high among attendees. After a disastrous 2018 harvest, producers say they are hoping to set a record in the next campaign.