Aug. 10, 2020
Newly published research from the University of Warwick shows that plant-based diets, such as Mediterranean diet, can lower cardiovascular risks even if they include a moderate amount of animal products.
Aug. 8, 2020
The results of the study showed that while all five types of labels had limited impact on the food items chosen by consumers, the Nutri-Score system was most effective in aiding consumers to order the items by nutritional quality.
Aug. 4, 2020
The European Commission wants the United States to scrap tariffs on a range of manufactured and agricultural goods now that E.U. states found to be providing illegal subsidies to Airbus have complied with WTO demands.
Jul. 30, 2020
One of Italy’s largest agricultural firms has agreed to invest $200 million to provide more bargaining power and a larger pool of resources for independent farmers.
Jul. 29, 2020
Over the course of six months, farmers, scientists and other stakeholders in the global agri-food business will propose and debate solutions to some of the sector’s most pressing issues surrounding sustainability and climate change.
Jul. 29, 2020
Up to two billion tons of CO2 could be absorbed each year by adding crushed rocks to farmlands. The technique could be employed by countries to help them meet their climate targets.
Jul. 16, 2020
Unaprol's president, David Granieri, said he will continue working to revive the sector in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.
Jul. 15, 2020
Finding online retailers who sell the best extra virgin olive oils just got a lot easier.
Jul. 13, 2020
While conservationists have hailed the move as a step in the right direction, many of them have urged the country's ministry fo agriculture to make the ban permanent.
Jul. 10, 2020
The Spanish Association of Olive Municipalities has named a 1,100-year-old olive tree on Mallorca the “best monumental olive tree in Spain.”
Jul. 10, 2020
The European Commission estimates production will rise to 2.3 million tons in the coming crop year.
Jul. 9, 2020
The centuries-old Kırkpınar olive oil wrestling championship will reportedly not go ahead until the end of summer or autumn. The decision was made by the event organizers after consulting with Turkey’s Ministry of Health.
Jul. 6, 2020
In the wake of the pandemic, the Spanish interprofessional, Oriva, will distribute the refined oil to 12,500 hotels, restaurants and caterers.
Jun. 5, 2020
Olive oil tops the list for joint activities against counterfeit, adulteration and misleading labels.
Jun. 3, 2020
While the data show that plant-based food sales in the United States grew by 90 percent over the same period last year, anecdotal evidence suggests olive oil sales grew with them.
May. 28, 2020
Olive oil came out tops in every country for being perceived as a healthy oil in packaged foods.
May. 26, 2020
The latest measures by the European Commission will provide olive oil ands table olive producers with access to low-interest loans and change the funding priorities of the sector to help combat economic problems caused by COVID-19.
May. 25, 2020
The U.K. requires confirmation that an imported olive or almond plant's place of production and its 200-meter surrounding area has been Xylella-free for one year before the plant is imported.
May. 7, 2020
Olive and sunflower or canola oils are healthier options than palm and coconut oils, the WHO said in an advisory.
May. 1, 2020
The Alentejo Olive Oil Association is donating enough olive oil to help prepare 14,000 meals for unemployed families and others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.