Apr. 22, 2021
In a season where 220,000 tons were produced, Turkey has stopped bulk olive oil exports until the end of next October.
Apr. 14, 2021
The initiative comes as the government announced it would help to stimulate olive oil exports.
Mar. 10, 2021
Olive oil exporters in Tunisia hope to double exports of bottled olive oil in the next five years. The government plans to help by easing bureaucratic hurdles and promoting quality.
Aug. 24, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic originally delayed the 659th edition of the world's oldest sporting event from the first week of July to September. Now the main sponsor and ceremonial head of the event says he no longer supports the tournament taking place.
Aug. 12, 2020
The vandalism comes at a time when Palestinian olive oil production is being threatened by Israel’s steady acquisition of territory in the West Bank.
Jul. 29, 2020
While the majority of Palestine’s soap factories have closed after years of occupation and economic hardship, a few have managed to hang on. Giving a modern twist to ancient practices, some producers are not ready to wash their hands of the business yet.
Jun. 18, 2020
Ever-changing weather, marketplace turmoil and a surplus of olive oil have severely impacted local farmers and cast a shadow on the coming season
Jun. 18, 2020
Even with ongoing water shortages and the challenge of working during a lockdown, growers anticipate a good harvest.
Dec. 4, 2019
As millions of new olive trees are planted, another poor harvest is predicted after a cold winter and hot growing season.
Sep. 17, 2019
The Israeli embassy in Madrid told the International Olive Council it does not recognize any of the decisions made at the 109th session.
Sep. 4, 2019
Seven small-scale Syrian farmers were given new hope for a better future as they learned new skills from farming communities in Piedmont and Liguria.
Aug. 22, 2019
According to the Ministry of Agriculture, olive oil production in Syria is set to increase by 50 percent, in part due to better climatic conditions and a return of some stability to the war-torn nation.
Aug. 7, 2019
Ahead of the Jewish holiday season, olive oil prices are likely to increase. Custom duty waivers on imported oil are expected to run out by the start of October.