Jan. 6, 2021
Archaeologists found a 2,000-year-old ritual bath, known as a Mikveh. The finding underscores the importance of olive oil production in Gethsemane during the time of Christ.
Oct. 15, 2020
Moroccan olive oil production is expected to exceed that of Tunisia, Turkey and Portugal.
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.
Jun. 10, 2020
Producers in Lebanon demonstrate how both tradition and innovation are thriving in the ancestral home of the olive tree.
Jun. 1, 2020
Morocco took home a record number of awards at this year's NYIOOC. Winners attributed their success to a "quiet revolution" in the country's olive oil sector.
May. 26, 2020
With 18 Golds and 10 Silvers, Turkish producers walked away with more awards at the world's most prestigious olive oil quality competition this year than ever before.
May. 20, 2020
Despite the political and economic difficulties, Tunisian olive oils won more quality awards at this year's World Olive Oil Competition than ever before.
May. 19, 2020
South African producers earned four awards at the world's premier olive oil quality competition. Producers persevered through drought to make their oils and the coronavirus pandemic to send them to New York.
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.
Jul. 30, 2019
Documents reviewed by Olive Oil Times provide a detailed chronology of events that took place on the day of a key Council of Members meeting. The IOC denies it intentionally barred the Israeli proxy from attending.
May. 20, 2019
While Egypt is the world's second largest producer of table olives, very little infrastructure in the country is dedicated to olive oil production.
Mar. 13, 2019
Olive Oil Times asked producers around the world how they fared during the 2018 olive harvest season.
Feb. 27, 2019
The idea to create olive-based plastics was sparked when Duygu Yilmaz decided to research whether her father's habit of eating olive seeds was detrimental to his health.