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Sep. 20, 2022

Morrocan Olive Oil Exports Rise After Last Year's Bumper Crop

The Ministry of Agriculture said international sales of olive oil increased by 47 percent, with most new olive oil shipments headed to Europe.

Sep. 27, 2022

Meet the Montenegrin Producer Who Once Charmed a Royal Couple

An extra virgin olive oil made from the olives of a millenary tree gifted in a hand-crafted olive wood container delighted the Queen Consort-to-be and her husband.

Sep. 14, 2022

How a Chilean Disrupter Shook Up the Country's Olive Sector

Chile’s leading olive oil producer came to fruition after a roadtrip through Spain. It is now leading the way in precision agriculture and sustainability.

Aug. 23, 2022

Monogram Cultivates Success Through Teamwork in Greece

The four young co-founders of Monogram used their professional backgrounds to found an award-winning olive oil brand in Kalamata.

Aug. 18, 2022

Agricultural Entrepreneur Has Sights Set on Brazil’s Olive Oil Sector

The founder of Azeite Batalha is working to promote olive oil production in Rio Grande do Sul and consumption across Brazil.

Jul. 29, 2022

Meet the Pioneering Couple Who Introduced Olive Growing to One Greek Island

When Tassis and Rena Laskaridis settled in Lemnos 15 years ago, there were few olive trees around.

Jul. 25, 2022

In Turkey, Father and Son Rediscover Roots to Craft Award-Winning EVOO

The founder of Turkey’s Darvari Gida Tarim honors his family’s past by forging forward with a new olive oil-producing future.

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Sep. 9, 2022

Negative Health Impacts of Ultra-Processed Foods Go Beyond Their Nutritional Profiles, Researchers Say

Two major studies in the United States and Italy link premature death and colorectal cancer to highly processed food consumption.

May. 9, 2022

Childhood Obesity on the Rise in Spain as Adherence to Med Diet Falls

A report by Save the Children highlights Spain's childhood obesity crisis and the rapid decline of the Mediterranean diet. The charity calls for urgent government action.

Sep. 20, 2022

Burning Wood for Energy Threatens European Forests

Wood is considered both a renewable and carbon-neutral energy source in Europe. However, large swaths of forests are being clear-cut to cover the demand for wood.

Sep. 14, 2022

Temperatures Rising in Africa Faster than Global Average

A new report attributed steadily rising temperatures and climate change to more prevalent drought, increased water scarcity, poor harvests and more extreme weather events.

Sep. 12, 2022

Multiple Climate Tipping Points Likely to Be Triggered by 1.5 ºC of Global Warming, Researchers Warn

New research indicates that the melting of sea ice, thawing of permafrost and changing of ocean current would be accelerated.

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