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.
California’s 462,000-Acre ‘Field of Dreams’
American olive oil producers and foreign suppliers are headed for a showdown. What's really at stake in the looming olive oil trade war?
EU Olive Oil Promotion Policies ‘Unfair’
EU promotional mechanisms are encouraging unfair competition between member states, according to the Extra Virgin Olive Oil Consortium.
Are Mission Olives Actually Picholine Marocaine?
Since their introduction in the late 1700's Mission olives were thought to be unique to the U.S. but DNA fingerprinting suggests otherwise.
USITC Stalking the Olive Groves
Hopefully the USITC report will be used to support long-term goals, not only the short-term interests of U.S. olive oil producers.
The USITC Investigation of the Olive Oil Market: Thoughts from Legal Experts
An expert analysis of the United States International Trade Commission's olive oil investigation.
All Olive Oil Grades Have Benefits
There is a strange fashion among olive oil followers affected by “hypocrite purists” who believe that oil coming by olives is one grade.
An Olive Oil ‘Battleground’
It’s no surprise that a California bank would jump in the ring over the proposed olive oil marketing order. What’s unsettling is how fast its press release got spun into headline news.
Greece Has No Real Strategy to Promote its Olive Oil
The Greek olive oil sector, a potentially flourishing industry, seems to have been left with no vision and no strategic plan by the Greek state.
South Africa’s New Gold Standard
Educating the public is the key to reducing the dependency on imports and ensuring that the potential of this liquid gold is shared with all South Africans.
Chemists’ Meeting Was Members Only
It is not true that the IOC kept experts from non-IOC member countries out of the recent chemists’ meeting. The fact of the matter is that all observers were barred whether they were from IOC member or non-member countries.
The Demise of Olive New Zealand’s Sensory Panel
The Executive of Olives New Zealand (ONZ) has recently announced that it will no longer run the assessment for its OliveMark certification programme in New Zealand.