Olive Pomace Patented as Substrate for Mushroom Growth
A University of Granada spin off company, MISUR, has developed a substrate for mushroom growth based on olive pomace.
Olive Oil Quality Issues Raised at European Advisory Group Meeting
The importance of addressing potential contaminates in olive oil was among the issues raised at this month’s meeting of the Advisory group on Olives.
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Cioloş Unveils Plan for Ailing Olive Oil Sector
A new grade of olive oil is among changes that could spring from an action plan for Europe’s ailing olive oil sector.
City Offers Soap for Used Cooking Oil
Valencian city Vila-real wants its residents to swap their used vegetable oil for soap made from recycled oil as part of a campaign to highlight the importance of reducing water contamination.
Olive Oil Producers in Spain Project Drop-Off
Jaén’s olive oil producers say their next harvest will be just half of this year’s record output.
Producer Prices Lowest Since 2009
The latest round of subsidized olive oil storage has failed to rally prices, which the International Olive Council says remain at their lowest levels since 2009.
Spanish Table Olives Campaign Reaches 10 Countries
Spanish table olives will be promoted in ten countries during 2012, according to the Table Olive Interprofessional Organization (lnteraceituna).
Olive Council: Rising Consumption Will Spur Price Recovery
The olive oil price crisis should ease with rising consumption in developing countries, the International Olive Council said today amid a world media spotlight on the issue.
Extra Virgin Vigilance in Australia
Australia’s consumer watchdog has fined a local olive oil producer for alleged mislabelling and promises more action on fake extra virgin olive oils.
Perfect Storm for ‘Big Three’
The olive oil market in Spain, Italy and Greece is experiencing serious problems leading to job losses in the short run and a less healthy diet in the long.
Europe’s Olive Oil Label Verification Laws Not Being Used
European Commissioner for Agriculture Dacian Cioloş has promised tighter scrutiny of the truth of olive oil labels on being questioned by Olive Oil Times about seeming flaws in the current system.