Making Olive Oil
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.
Promising Results for New Test for Pesticide Residues in Olive Oil
Biosensors that appear to offer a cheap and fast way to detect insecticide residues in olive oil have been developed by a team of French and Moroccan scientists.
Warm Weather Taking Toll on Greek Olives
The extended summer drought has lead some olive oil producing areas of Greece to lower oil production than usual, diminishing revenue in critical times.
Course Promotes Sustainable Development in Tunisia
The International University of Andalucía initiated a new course on Mediterranean olive growing in the African country of Tunisia.
Gino Celletti and Pieralisi: Olive Oil Technology Made Simple
The world leader in extraction systems has brought in Dr. Gino Celletti to help spread olive oil culture through its staff and customers.
Table Olives: Kalamata PDO a Mixed Blessing
Regions beyond Messinia would like to market table olives bearing the Kalamata appellation. The problem is that's not allowed.
Common Fund Nurseries to Serve as Models for New Technologies
A new olive tree nursery project in Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Egypt is designed to increase productivity and quality.
Olive Trees Face ‘Death by Saw’ in Greece
Besides price fluctuations and drought, olive oil farmers in Greece now have to cope with olive trees being stolen for firewood.