Two Out of Three California Olive Oils Fail New Homegrown Standards, Report Finds
A trade group released two reports raising questions about new California standards, which it says were hastily developed to avoid legal challenges.
Resolution Calls for Stronger Action to Prevent Spread of Xf
The European Parliament called for the introduction of incentives for producers implementing preventive measures.
Slow Food Launches First Olive Oil ‘Presidium’
Slow Food has launched the first "presidium" to promote the environmental, health and economic value of Italian extra virgin olive oil.
In Latest Bid for Relevance, Council Seeks to Standardize Competitions
Facing waning interest in its own olive oil competition, the International Olive Council will offer to endorse rival events that abide by its rules.
Russian Olive Oil Imports Slip
After steady growth over the past 15 years, Russian olive oil imports are lower in year-to-date figures released by the International Olive Council.
Tunisian Olive Sector Benefits from Japanese Cooperation Project
A Japanese development project underway in Tunisia aims to support the development of olive oil products and promote the export of Tunisian olive oil.
Rajasthan Studies Viability of Olive Leaf Tea
The government of the Indian state of Rajasthan is exploring the possibility of producing tea with the leaves of the olive tree.
Drought Rages On in California
While golf courses and cemetery lawns go brown and cars get dirty, no cutbacks were imposed on the huge agriculture industry.
Olive Oil Flows Through Expo2015 and Beyond
Olive oil will be on stage both inside the Expo area and in other locations which will welcome visitors with tastings, meetings and food tours.
Olive Oil Authenticity Testing Underway in UK
The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) selected Campden BRI to test and analyze all types of olive oils imported into the UK.
EU Approves Measures to Combat Xf
The European Union (EU) has approved reinforced measures proposed by the European Commission to prevent the spread of Xylella fastidiosa.
Tracking the Quality of Moroccan Olive Oils
A study published in the journal Food Chemistry set out to establish the quality of olive oil samples produced in North Morocco.