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A New ‘Greek Mark’ for Olives and Olive Oil

Seven companies in Greece that produce table olives and extra virgin and virgin olive oil were the first in the country to display a "Greek Mark" on their labeling, part of a project to distinguish Greek products in foreign markets.
October 16, 2018
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Registration Opens for NYIOOC2019

Early entries have already been submitted at a fast rate and organizers said registrations will be limited to the first 1,000 brands, as last year.
October 11, 2018
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Study in Spain Confirms Olive Tree as Strategic Crop to Recover Biodiversity

Olive groves have lost a lot of their biodiversity, but according to new findings of a study in Andalusia, there still are opportunities for recovery.

Registration Opens for NYIOOC2019

Early entries have already been submitted at a fast rate and organizers said registrations will be limited to the first 1,000 brands, as last year.
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Brazilian Guidebook Profiles Local Producers

The second edition of a guide to Brazilian olive oils tells stories of the people behind the products.
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Mediterranean Diet Linked to 33-Percent Lower Depression Risk

A new study uncovered more evidence that diet quality influences mental health.

Med Diet May Lower Stroke Risk in Women

A new study in the U.K. suggests the Mediterranean diet may be particularly protective of stroke in women over 40, regardless of whether they take hormone replacement therapy or have experienced menopause.
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Yale Olive Oil Conference Underway

No less than 26 speakers each had between 20 and 40 minutes today in a rapid-fire mix of mostly scientific presentations on the mechanisms behind the health benefits of olive oil.
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A New ‘Greek Mark’ for Olives and Olive Oil

Seven companies in Greece that produce table olives and extra virgin and virgin olive oil were the first in the country to display a "Greek Mark" on their labeling, part of a project to distinguish Greek products in foreign markets.

Registration Opens for NYIOOC2019

Early entries have already been submitted at a fast rate and organizers said registrations will be limited to the first 1,000 brands, as last year.
Olive Oil Times Special

Labeling Practices Still Not Up to Par in France, Report Finds

The French Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control's recent report finds that misleading marketing information surrounding the sale of olive oil and related products still requires further regulation.
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Unusual Weather Leads to Dismal Harvest in California

Amid a harvest impacted by late winter temperature fluctuations, California is expecting a 30-percent drop in olive oil production this season.

Leucocarpa, the Dazzling White Olive From Magna Graecia

We asked researchers why the Leucocarpa olive variety is completely white throughout its development cycle.
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OOT Calls for Harvest Images for Gallery Exhibition

Olive Oil Times is inviting producers to submit pictures of their 2018 olive harvest for a gallery exhibition.
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