Making Olive Oil
Olive Tree Transcriptome Mapping Key to Industry Efficiency
Researchers have mapped the transcriptome of the olive tree, a step that is hoped to improve efficiency and reduce cost of olive breeding.
Olivapedia: Intensive Groves
Intensive and super-intensive olive groves are different to the so-called traditional plantations because of their high plantation density.
Scientists Say Zinc-Enriched Table Olives Offer Health Benefits
Olives are usually preserved with table salt but scientists have found a way to increase their nutritional value by adding zinc salt.
Genetics May Prove Valuable for Greek Olive Oil Producers
While the olive oil industry in Greece is shaky, it is time for pioneering thinking and concerted efforts.
Prizewinning Cooperative Credits Biodiversity, Early Harvesting for its Fruity Arbequina
Olive cultivation amid almond, apple, pear and pine trees helped Oli d’Arbeca win the "sweet green fruity" prize at Fira de l’Oli.
Of humble origins, like those of the people who have been farming it for centuries, the Manzanilla Cacereña olive is one of the most prized varietals among all those existing in Spain.
Casas de Hualdo: The Most Beautiful Olive Grove in the World
Observed from any of the hills surrounding the mill, Case de Hualdo looks like the illustration of a very lovely picture postcard.
Ultrasound Prevents Olive Oil from Going Solid in the Fridge
An ultrasound treatment can prevent the harmless but unsightly crystallization that occurs when olive oil is kept cold.
One Answer to Higher Profits Might be in the Leaves
Some olive oil producers benefit by selling olive leaves to foreign markets where they are used to make teas.
Debate Continues Over Olive Oil Labeling
Debate over what information should appear on olive oil bottles continues as the European Commission drafts new labeling laws.
The Murky Waters of Greek Agriculture and the Way Out
Decisive steps must be taken by the new farmers to overcome the tough situations created by the financial crisis.
Pakistan to Plant 4 Million Olive Trees
Pakistan has announced plans to plant four million olive saplings in the country’s northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.