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Italy’s Cooperatives: Strength in Numbers

Cooperatives of Italian olive growers reached the highest standards thanks to smootly-running incentive systems, while helping small scale proucers enter the market.
December 13, 2017
European Union

Olive Tourism in Jordan

A local tourism company is promoting visits to olive farms in Umm Qais, northern Jordan.

Neapolitan ‘Pizza Twirling’ Makes UNESCO List

Two million people signed a petition supporting the official recognition of 'pizzaiuolo' pizza twirling.
Olive Oil World

Entries Pour in for Sixth NYIOOC

Producers overcame yet another challenging harvest season to ready their products for olive oil's biggest stage.
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Health

Canola Oil Might Impair Memory

Scientists in Pennsylvania say the untested claims of canola oil's healthfulness aren't based on facts and that it's better to stick with olive oil.

Moderate Exercise, Mediterranean Diet Better at Reducing Fat Deposits

New research underscores the fact that a healthy weight involves more than body mass: it also includes how the fat is distributed within the body.

Natural Olive Oil Preservative as Effective as Synthetic Ones

Researchers found that oleoresin had competitive antioxidant properties without the same health risks associated with the synthetic antioxidants
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Business

California Olive Ranch Gets $35M Investment

COR said it had received the largest investment ever for an American producer that will be used for research, expansion, and the implementation of environmental initiatives.

EU Helps Sustainable Growers in Spain, But US Tariffs on Table Olives Loom

As Europe helps farmers adopt sustainable agricultural practices in olive groves, the legality of proposed U.S. tariffs on Spanish table olives is contested.
European Union

Italy’s Cooperatives: Strength in Numbers

Cooperatives of Italian olive growers reached the highest standards thanks to smootly-running incentive systems, while helping small scale proucers enter the market.
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Italy’s Cooperatives: Strength in Numbers

Cooperatives of Italian olive growers reached the highest standards thanks to smootly-running incentive systems, while helping small scale proucers enter the market.

New Olive Growing Models Would Promote Biodiversity in Olive Groves

José Eugenio Gutiérrez and his collaborators want to create a biodiversity certification for table olives and olive oils.
Olive Oil Times Special

Natural Olive Oil Preservative as Effective as Synthetic Ones

Researchers found that oleoresin had competitive antioxidant properties without the same health risks associated with the synthetic antioxidants
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