Olive Oil World
U.S. Producers Win 37 Awards at International Olive Oil Competition
Two California olive oil producers won the first American ‘Best in Class’ awards at the 2014 New York International Olive Oil Competition.
Spain’s Standout Success at 2014 NYIOOC
Spain won more prizes than any other country in the latest edition of the New York International Olive Oil Competition.
Plenty of Enthusiasm At NYIOOC Tasting Event
As the second New York International Olive Oil Competition came to a close, a tasting was held to sample a selection of this year’s entries.
Thousands Visit Alimentaria’s Olive Oil Bar
More than 140,000 people visited Alimentaria in Barcelona, and organizers say many of them visited the olive oil tasting bar.
New Data Shows Continuing Decline in World Olive Oil Imports
A worrying fall in world trade in olive oil and olive pomace oil continues, the latest market figures shows.
UK-Based Fund Set to Take Control of Deoleo
The board of the debt-saddled olive oil giant Deoleo has approved a take over the Madrid-based company by a private equity firm.
Mediterranean Diet Linked to Less Inflammation
Researchers have found that adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with lower levels of inflammation markers.
More Evidence Mediterranean Diet Protects from Diabetes
A new meta-analysis shows a Mediterranean diet not only reduces the risk of diabetes, but more so in individuals at high risk for heart disease.
Patent Applicant Claims Olive Polyphenols Help Blood Sugar Control
A New Zealand company is seeking an international patent for an olive leaf extract it says can help prevent or manage insulin sensitivity.
Making Olive Oil
Worldwide Study of Olive Oil Growers’ Production Costs
The true cost of producing olives for olive oil is under investigation by an IOC-appointed committee due to report by May.
Expert Says Eradication of New Olive Tree Disease in Europe Unlikely
Will Italy be able to eradicate the disease which has already devastated 8,000 ha of olive groves in Lecce? And what is the risk of the plant pathogen spreading elsewhere in Europe?
Majorcan Table Olives Win European Protection
Aceituna de Mallorca, or Majorcan table olives, are now listed among Europe's protected agri-food products.