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Sep. 28, 2015

Conference Urges Olive Oil Merchants to Monitor their Supply Chain

A small New York conference offered retailers and distributors pointers on managing risk and improving profits in the olive oil business.

Sep. 28, 2015

France Publishes Report on Xf in Corsica

The report confirmed plants to be infected by Xylella fastidiosa and citrus plants are not at risk from the particular strain.

Sep. 28, 2015

Italian Farmers Speak Out Against New EU Quota for Tunisian Olive Oil Imports

A proposed increase in Tunisia's quota will be damaging to the Italian sector, according to a farmers' group.

Aug. 31, 2015

Gregg Kelley's Long View: 'Quality Drives Consumption'

From $2 million to $80 million, one store to 20,000, Gregg Kelley has led California Olive Ranch to become the largest American olive oil producer. And he's just getting started.

Aug. 24, 2015

California Passes Olive Oil Labeling Law

The new law reverses previous legislation that allowed labels to say 'made in California' even if the bulk of the product originated elsewhere.

Aug. 24, 2015

High Society: Chemists Recognize 9 Olive Oil Tasting Panels that Made the Grade

The American Oil Chemists' Society anointed 9 panels on its annual list of top tasters.

Aug. 18, 2015

France Announces Measures to Contain Xylella Fastidiosa Outbreak in Corsica

Following a confirmed infection of the deadly bacterium, the French ministry of agriculture has announced measures to contain its spread.

Aug. 16, 2015

Third Loan Package Reluctantly Approved by Greek Parliament

Further unsettling the Greek political landscape, the Greek Parliament and the Eurogroup approved a controversial package Friday.

Aug. 12, 2015

Texas Olive Growers Stake Their Claim

The Longhorn state has a long way to go to overcome California as America’s top dog in the olive and olive oil trade, but Texan farmers are planning to get there one step at a time.

Aug. 6, 2015

India Says it Will Expand Olive Oil Production

Committing to a larger investment in the crop, the state government will increase the amount of land dedicated to olive tree cultivation.

Aug. 5, 2015

Will the 2015 Olive Harvest Be a Good One?

It’s still early, but there is much speculation and anticipation about the upcoming olive harvest and its consequences for producers and consumers alike.

Aug. 3, 2015

McGavin Vents to Morning Herald

Cobram Estate's Rob McGavin shared his frustrations over the difficulties in expanding to markets he said sorely need his award-winning olive oils.

Aug. 3, 2015

2014 Production Woes Extend to France

While not at the scale of neighboring Italy and Spain, France shared the pain of the infamous 2014 harvest.

Jul. 29, 2015

Gaea CEO's Top Priority: 'Keep Serving Our Clients Every Day'

Aris Kefalogiannis discusses his company’s continued success, the Greek economic crisis, and the urgent need for reform in Greece.

Jul. 27, 2015

European Commission Publishes Xylella Fastidiosa Factsheet

The document points out that Xylella fastidiosa is one of the world’s deadliest plant bacteria and the only confirmed outbreak in the EU is in Apulia.

Jul. 27, 2015

Europe Increases Tunisia's Export Quota

Tunisia will no longer be subject to the monthly export quotas which were fixed by the European Commission earlier this year.

Jul. 27, 2015

Kalamata PDO Expands to All of Messinia

The European Commission approved the extension of the Kalamata olive oil Protected Designation of Origin throughout the Regional Unit of Messinia.

Jul. 27, 2015

Corsica Olive Trees Threatened as Killer Bacteria Hits Island

Mainland France is also in danger should the dreaded disease spreads, as up until now the only solution is to uproot trees.

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