Olive Oil World Ávila Tasting Room Showcases International Selection of Olive Oils The ancient olive mill, La Moraleda, of Santa Cruz del Valle in Andalucia, Spain, has opened an international tasting room in its Museum of Extra Virgin Olive Oil of Mediterranean countries. Hojiblanca Contest Winners Meet Singer, Taste Olive Oil Hojiblanca and its "brand ambassador" singer David Bisbal, organized a tasting of extra virgin olive oil for the winners of a competition held on the company's Facebook page. Urban Extra Virgin: Olive Oil from Rome In Rome, a group is promoting a different approach to urban life and citizenship, includiing olive picking from the abandoned trees within the city borders How Heat, Light and Oxygen Harm Olive Oil A three-year study by Australian scientists confirms that oxygen, light and heat are among extra virgin olive oil’s worst enemies, and serves as a reference for calculating shelf life. Canena Castle Hosts ‘Jaén Experience’ The first edition of "Jaen Experience" organized by the company Castillo de Canena Olive Juice was visited by over 1,000 people who enjoyed countless culinary delights. France University Offers Degree in Olive Oil Students in the University of Montpellier program can earn a Diplôme Universitaire (DU) d'Oléologie, or a university specialization diploma in olive oil. Michelle Obama Awarded a 1,400 Year-Old Olive Tree First Lady Michelle Obama will be awarded with a 1,400 year-old olive tree named "La Regina" in Salento for her commitment to a healthy lifestyle. Olive Tree Biomass a Promising Fossil Fuel Alternative Research carried out by the University of Jaén has highlighted the great promise of olive tree biomass in the generation of ethanol as a bio-fuel. Olive Oil Joins Locavore Movement in American South "I’ve always used a lot of olive oil in my cooking, but it’s very beautiful that we can now use it from our local sphere,” says award-winning Atlanta chef and restaurateur Hugh Acheson. Adulteration Risk as Olive Oil Gains Ground in China A new report on the huge potential to sell more olive oil to China also comes with a warning - opportunists there are already cashing in by selling adulterated oil. India’s New Olive Oil Sector 1.2 billion Indians are beginning to learn about olive oil, and new plantations in Rajasthan and Gujarat are showing real promise. India is now entering into real olive oil production. Report: Spanish Consumers Know Very Little About Olive Oil Spain is the leading global producer and olive oil is a symbol of its cultural identity, knowledge of it among spanish consumers is quite low. © 2014 Olive Oil Times. All Rights Reserved.