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Taste Panel App Digitizes Sensory Analyses

A new app promises to increase the accuracy, security and sustainability of olive oil taste testing.

Rome Event to Launch Seventh ‘Flos Olei’ Guide

Marco Oreggia's guide will be presented November 28 within a program of tastings and cooking classes. This year for the first time Spain topped Italy on the “Best 20” list.

Schools in Jaén Celebrate ‘Olive Oil Week’

Schools across Jaén were united to celebrate Olive Oil Week, part of the second annual Fiesta del Primer Aceite de la Cosecha, which officially kicks off the harvest season.

Doing Hard Time in Italy’s Last Island Prison Means Making Olive Oil

Inmates at Gorgona press their own oil from an olive variety unique to their prison island.
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In Greece, Volunteers Provide Olive Oil for Families in Need

Dozens of volunteers in the Athens suburb of Glyfada began harvesting olives from trees growing on public land to provide oil for local residents.

Heroic Cultivation on Lake Como

Harvesting olives on the steep hillsides around Lake Como is a challenge at Olio Gaiatto. The scenery is one reward for the hard work, the other is the olive oil.

Top Tasters to Lead 2016 NYIOOC Panel

Three will lead the team of experts in evaluating over 700 olive oils from 25 countries next April to determine the best olive oils in the world for 2016.

Olive Oil Third Among Most-Searched Items on Popular Shopping App

The results demonstrate the popularity of olive oil as a staple shopping item for consumers around the world.