A Bumper Harvest in Tunisia
Perfect weather has helped ready Tunisian olive trees for record output, just in time to take advantage European shortfalls.
Turkey Opposes Extending Barjol’s Contract
In a letter to the European Commission, the head of Turkey's delegation to the IOC accused the executive director of "usurping the powers of the Council."
Sicily Ready for PGI Certification
Only a few steps remain for Sicilian extra virgin olive oil to achieve its own protected origin certification.
A Growing Appetite for Olive Oil in Korea
Imports of olive oil into South Korea climbed by 50 percent over last year, according to a report by the International Olive Council.
Farmers and Police Clash in Turkey Over Clearing of Trees
An uproar over the clearing of ancient olive groves to make way for a new power plant has grown over social media networks.
Ayvalık Panel Calls for Investment in Turkey’s Olive Sector
A panel at the Ayvalık Olive Harvest Days, discussed the need to invest in olive oil sector in Turkey and join forces with international efforts.
California Olive Ranch Negotiating to Buy Importer Lucini
The largest American olive oil producer announced it is working to acquire a fast-growing importer of Italian olive oils.
Mediterranean Olive Oil Exhibition in Shanghai
The SUDOLIVE Asia Olive Oil Exhibition was held in with its Mediterranean wine counterpart, VINISUD Asia this weekend in Shanghai.
Add France to Growing List of Poor Harvests
The olive fly enjoyed a mild winter in Provence this year, devastating crops and the region's prized olive oils.
Umbrian Leaders Seek Action for ‘Huge Damages’ to Region’s Growers
Umbria's olive oil production will suffer a dramatic loss, that in some areas could reach 80 percent.
Spanish Scientists Awarded for Research on Olive Cultivation
Mercedes Campos and Mario Porcel were awarded the €5,000 prize at the second Scientific Research in Olives and Olive Oil Awards.
Routine Meeting on Crete Turns Out To Be No ‘Big Deal’
A routine meeting on Crete last week has set off a flurry of reports of a major agreement that the meeting participants say never happened.