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For Children Visiting Crete, a Free Book on Olive Oil Culture

The Association of Cretan Olive Municipalities and the International Olive Council are offering free copies of two educational books about olive oil to the children of tourists who visit Crete, Greece.

Olive Trees a Popular Choice in the Gardens of Italy’s Country Homes

Whether it is a single, monumental tree or an entire plantation, olive trees are the most requested addition to Alice Collantoni's residential landscape designs.
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UC Davis Researcher Advises ‘Opt Out of Olive Oil’

A faculty member at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine wrote a post on her department's blog urging people to avoid the use of olive oil.

In Montoro, a Focus on Finance, Quality and Tourism

The picturesque town of Montoro celebrated the 18th Olive Fair.
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Oldways Leads ‘Med Diet Month’ Celebration

The Oldways Preservation Trust has set up an online quiz for those who want to see how their habits stack up against the world's healthiest diet.

New Phenolic Compounds Found in EVOO

New phenolic compounds belonging to the oleuropein and ligstroside aglycon family have been discovered in oils from the Koroneiki and Mission olive varieties.
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EVOO-Based Ingredient Makes Desserts Healthier

An Italian startup developed 'Cremoli' as an olive oil-based alternative to less healthy oils for baking.

Italy Crowns Pruning Champ

Olive tree pruning is an ancient craft, and skilled pruners can have a major effect on a farm's quality and yield. In Italy, the importance of proper pruning is highlighted at an annual competition.