Olive Oil World How Terra Creta Makes and Markets Olive Oil "Sometimes you just need good ideas instead of an awful lot of money." Terra Creta export manager Fotis Sousalis The ‘Butterfly Effect’ in the Olive Oil Industry The olive oil industry may be susceptible to small and seemingly irrelevant events which can eventually have chaotic consequences. Pitching Olive Oil a Little at a Time Some companies are proposing olive oil in small doses in a bid to attract those who might otherwise not try it at all. Olive Farming in India’s Rajasthan Rolls On In it's fourth year, an olive cultivation project in Rajasthan, India is progressing nicely with oil yield testing within the target range. Madrid Restaurants Promote Local EVOOs Fifty restaurants in Madrid are offering dishes featuring extra virgin olive oils from the region to increase awareness of the products. 6 Must-Have Gadgets for Olive Oil Lovers Just as there are certain accessories that a wine aficionado can't do without, so too are there many for the olive oil enthusiast. Two More Greek Regions Apply for Olive Oil PDOs A 'Protected Designation of Origin' label signals the verified quality of extra virgin olive oil and it is a prize pursued by many oil producing regions of Greece. Olive Oil Production on Fuerteventura Shows Early Signs of Promise Although better known as a tourist destination, the Canary island of Fuerteventura is making its mark on the extra virgin olive oil market. Olive Cultivation Begins in Pakistan with Italy’s Help The government of Pakistan, with technical and financial help from Italy, is supporting initiatives for olive cultivation in the country. Rain, Olive Oil Prices Drop in Spain Rain in southern Spain in the last few days could boost the expected lean olive oil production this season, which officially starts Monday. Olive Oil ‘Tortas’ a Sevillian Export Success Extra virgin olive oil is the only preservative in - and forms a quarter of - Seville’s traditional ‘Torta de Aceite de Castilleja de la Cuesta’, which has gone from a home-made pastry to a product exported to five continents. A Handmade Gift of Infused Olive Oil This is the year of specialty foods, and giving something special with extra virgin olive oil is at the top of my list. © 2014 Olive Oil Times. All Rights Reserved.