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A Trio of Food Exhibitions in Verona

Sol&Agrifood took place from 15 to 18 April at Veronafiere, together with Enolitech, the international exhibition of olive oil and wine technologies, and Vinitaly, the world largest exhibition dedicated to the wine sector.
April 24, 2018
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Best Olive Oils for 2018 Will be Announced Tonight

The winners of the 2018 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition will be revealed at 5:30 (EDT).

Judging Underway at Sixth NYIOOC

An international panel of experts began analyzing one thousand entries from 28 countries this morning at the sixth annual NYIOOC | World Olive Oil Competition.
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Landslide in Western Greece Sweeps Olive Trees Away

About 2,500 centenarian olive trees were swallowed by the tumbling soil.
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Health

Med Diet Tied to Higher Bone Mass, Muscle Density After Menopause

A study found adherence to the Mediterranean diet helps protect women from some of the harmful health consequences of menopause.

MUFAs from Plant Sources May Reduce Risk of Heart Disease Death

Monounsaturated fat foods can promote longevity if they are derived from plants rather than animals a new study found.

Teaching America’s Bravest Med-Style Survival

A Harvard professor urges firefighters in America to turn to a Mediterranean style of eating to avoid on-duty heart attacks.
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Best Olive Oils for 2018 Will be Announced Tonight

The winners of the 2018 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition will be revealed at 5:30 (EDT).

Reports Find Olive Oil Companies Struggling in Spain and Italy

Two independent reports highlight some of the economic challenges facing the olive oil sectors of the world's two largest olive oil producers.
European Union

A Trio of Food Exhibitions in Verona

Sol&Agrifood took place from 15 to 18 April at Veronafiere, together with Enolitech, the international exhibition of olive oil and wine technologies, and Vinitaly, the world largest exhibition dedicated to the wine sector.
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Making Olive Oil

Xylella Marches On: Lethal Olive Disease Discovered in Central Spain

Xylella fastidiosa continues to kill many tens of thousands of olive trees in south Italy's Puglia region and is on track to widen its deadly clasp across the Mediterranean basin.

The Gethsemane and Its Sacred Olive Oil

In Jerusalem last Thursday, like every year, the extra virgin olive oil produced from the olive trees of Gethsemane was blessed at the Holy Sepulcher.
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Researchers Characterize Two Galician Olive Varieties for the First Time

Research has classified olive varieties from an emerging olive-producing region of Spain. A concurrent study has found the oil from these cultivars can be of value for preventing neurodegenerative diseases.
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