Making Olive Oil

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Study on Fruit Fly Control Wins Research Award

A winning paper proposes on an efficient, economically viable, and environmentally friendly solution to an old problem.

Course for Advanced Tasters at McEvoy Ranch

On February 8, noted researcher AgustĂ­ Romero will teach a course examining the causes of various olive oil attributes.

Wastelands for Olive Farming in Punjab

The Punjab Government in Pakistan plans to use the naturally well-drained soil and climatic conditions of Punjab wastelands to promote olive farming.

‘New World’ Producers Set to Announce Trade Group to Rival International Olive Council

An announcement is expected on the formation of a trade group made up of New World olive oil producing countries, an organization that would rival the Madrid-based International Olive Council.
Special Report

Olive Oil Commission of California Holds Informational Meeting

The OOCC was formed by the California olive oil industry for the purpose of developing, verifying and enforcing standards for California olive oil, and for conducting research on olives and olive oil. It held a meeting in Sacramento last week.

More Obstacles for New PDOs and PGIs in Italy

Despite the difficulties, Italian growers and producers still consider protected origin designations a good way to protect and safeguard their products.
Olive Oil Times Special

Spain’s Express Harvest

A lack of rain and warm weather lead to a short harvest and potentially lower olive oil production levels.

Sustainable EVOO Production Reuses All Byproducts

Thanks to the great development of digesters for renewable energy during recent years, humid pomace can be used for the production of biogas.