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.
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.
Apr. 29, 2020
While Tunisia's exports of olive oil slowed during the coronavirus crisis, the country had seen relative success in continuing activity and reaching foreign markets.
Apr. 8, 2020
South Africa is in lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but with the necessary permits, EVOO producers continue harvesting.