Olive Oil World

Half of 26 Olive Oils Tested ‘Defective’ in Germany

The German consumer protection organization, Stiftung Warentest, had a panel of expert tasters scrutinize 26 varieties of 'extra virgin' and found half of them wanting.

In Italy, Reactions to the ’60 Minutes’ Report on Olive Oil from Anger to Resolve

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Mueller Connects Unseemly Events in Italian Olive Oil Sector

Investigative author Tom Mueller finds a common thread running through the stories of greed, corruption and crisis in Italian agriculture.

’60 Minutes’ Looks at Olive Oil Adulteration in Italy

This Sunday, the most successful program in U.S. television history will delve into the adulteration of extra virgin olive oil in Italy and mafia involvement in the agricultural sector.
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Silvio Muccino Ad Promotes Italian Foods in U.S.

A commercial directed by Muccino is part of the largest campaign ever to promote Italian-made foods in the world's largest market.

Problems, Prospects for Greek Olive Oil

Sevitel president Grigoris Antoniadis expects a good year for Greek olive oil, with production and price levels returning to normal. He discusses anticipated changes in taxation that could affect the industry.
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Paul Miller Steps Down as President of Australian Olive Association

After 14 years as the AOA leader, Miller moves on to expand his work internationally.

India’s Changing Views On Olive Oil

Rajneesh Bhasin, the president of the Indian Olive Association and managing director of Borges India, discusses the fast-changing dynamics of the Indian olive oil market.