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Master Milling Course Returns to Davis

The program will once again be led by Leandro Ravetti, one of the world’s leading experts in the growing, processing and standards of olive oil.
July 22, 2016
Business

Amid Turmoil, Edirne Readies for 655th Kirkpinar

While Turkey is wrestling with a coup attempt and the violent events that erupted from it resulting in 161 dead and 1,440 wounded, there is no announcement to postpone the 655th Kırkpınar olive oil wrestling tournament.

Olive Oil Production Gives Back to Environment More than it Takes

The latest research indicates that the carbon sink effect from olive trees in the biomass and soil is much higher than greenhouse gas emissions from production.
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Olive Oil from Croatian Island of Krk Gets PDO

Bottles of extra virgin olive oil from Krk will now be labeled with its official appellation “Krčko maslinovo ulje” and its packaging will feature a specially designed logo.
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Health

Mediterranean Diet, Heavy on the Olive Oil, Can Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease

A Mediterranean diet with no restriction on fat intake may be associated with reduced incidence of cardiovascular events, breast cancer, and type 2 diabetes.

Olive Oil Offers Promising Role in Treatment of Bladder Cancer

An olive oil-mycobacteria suspension exhibited the greatest inhibition of tumor cell growth and stimulated the highest level of cytokines that are essential to initiating an anti-tumor immune response in the bladder.

Ten Foods That Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

Certain foods are especially valuable for fighting high blood pressure. Here are ten that have been shown to be particularly effective.
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Special Report

Master Milling Course Returns to Davis

The program will once again be led by Leandro Ravetti, one of the world’s leading experts in the growing, processing and standards of olive oil.

IOC Approves New Limits for Fatty Acids, Restoring ‘Extra Virgin’ Status to Southern Italian Varieties

The International Olive Oil Council approved new limits for fatty acids, allowing some varietals with unique chemical makeups to meet the parameters for the extra virgin grade.
Olive Oil Times Special

Fire Devastates Ybarra’s Seville Facility

Almost half of the Seville based Ybarra factory was destroyed in a blaze that broke out Saturday afternoon. The company vowed to rebuild as soon as possible.
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Special Report

Master Milling Course Returns to Davis

The program will once again be led by Leandro Ravetti, one of the world’s leading experts in the growing, processing and standards of olive oil.

IOC Approves New Limits for Fatty Acids, Restoring ‘Extra Virgin’ Status to Southern Italian Varieties

The International Olive Oil Council approved new limits for fatty acids, allowing some varietals with unique chemical makeups to meet the parameters for the extra virgin grade.
Olive Oil Times Feature

Research Shows Leccino Less Susceptible to Xf

According to a new study, the Leccino olive variety appears to be ‘tolerant’ to the attack of the Xylella fastidiosa bacterium that has wiped out large swaths of Italian olive-growing regions.
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