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Rome Event to Launch Seventh ‘Flos Olei’ Guide

Marco Oreggia's guide will be presented November 28 within a program of tastings and cooking classes. This year for the first time Spain topped Italy on the “Best 20” list.
November 23, 2015

Schools in Jaén Celebrate ‘Olive Oil Week’

Schools across Jaén were united to celebrate Olive Oil Week, part of the second annual Fiesta del Primer Aceite de la Cosecha, which officially kicks off the harvest season.

Doing Hard Time in Italy’s Last Island Prison Means Making Olive Oil

Inmates at Gorgona press their own oil from an olive variety unique to their prison island.

In Greece, Volunteers Provide Olive Oil for Families in Need

Dozens of volunteers in the Athens suburb of Glyfada began harvesting olives from trees growing on public land to provide oil for local residents.
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Olive Oil-Enriched Diet During Pregnancy Can Benefit the Unborn Through Adulthood

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