Jan. 6, 2021
The U.S. News and World Report named the Mediterranean diet as the best overall diet for 2021. The eating plan was also recognized as the best plant-based diet and a top option for heart health and diabetes.
Dec. 31, 2020
Production is expected to rebound after a dismal harvest last year, but will not quite reach the highs of the 2018/19 crop.
Dec. 30, 2020
A survey shows that exports and consumption of Italian extra virgin olive oils with geographical indications grew steadily over five years.
Dec. 29, 2020
Spain’s central government is working with local authorities and members of the olive oil sector to improve olive oil testing and quality standards.
Dec. 28, 2020
Summer harvesting might provide the best results for the growing number of farmers and companies investing in olive leaf-derived products.
Dec. 1, 2020
Along with producing award-winning extra virgin olive oil from their centuries-old trees, Eftihis Androulakis and Michalis Marakas are making inroads into the food supplement business. Their high-phenolic olive oils are being prescribed doctors in Belgium.
Nov. 20, 2020
The president of the Italian Confederation of Farmers recognized Olive Oil Times for its “fundamental role” in reporting on the sector.
Nov. 18, 2020
Producers in Italy warn that storage facilities are filling up quickly just weeks into the harvest. Low demand from the restaurant and hospitality sector has caused the backlog.
Nov. 11, 2020
Olive oil consumption was 20 percent higher during the four-month-long state of alarm than it was before or after the emergency declaration, a government report found.
Nov. 5, 2020
Researchers say olive oil rich in polyphenols could become a food additive ingredient for improving food safety and increasing protection for humans and livestock.
Sep. 8, 2020
Situated above the massive Moria refugee camp on the eastern Greek isle, volunteers have turned an old oil mill into an impromptu community kitchen and are helping to provide 1,000 meals each day.
Sep. 8, 2020
The Venetian regional government has teamed up with farmers and researchers to find the cause of an ongoing outbreak
Sep. 8, 2020
In the fight to keep global temperatures from increasing more than 2 ºC (3.6 ºF) above pre-industrial levels, policy makers will need to focus on adapting their food systems to be more plant-based and sustainable, according to the United Nations and World Wildlife Fund.
Sep. 4, 2020
Spanish companies are re-exporting more oils from Portugal and Tunisia to the U.S. to bypass tariffs.
Sep. 2, 2020
Researchers at Harvard University found that diets rich in fruits, vegetables and nuts decreased the manifestations of prodromal symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease by as much as one-third.
Sep. 1, 2020
The influential scientific advisory board, WBAE, has asked the German government to do more for sustainability by introducing specific labels on products based on their carbon footprint.
Aug. 31, 2020
In an uncommon occasion in European politics, Phil Hogan has left his post as agriculture commissioner over the Golfgate scandal.