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Apr. 26, 2015

Tracking the Quality of Moroccan Olive Oils

A study published in the journal Food Chemistry set out to establish the quality of olive oil samples produced in North Morocco.

Apr. 19, 2015

Olive Tree Felling Starts in Apulia Amid Protests

The destruction of the trees follows a controversial proposal to cut down 11 million olive trees to contain the spread of the deadly bacterium.

Apr. 17, 2015

Destructive Bacteria Detected in France

The French agriculture ministry’s fears have been realized with the detection of a coffee plant infected by Xyllela fastidiosa at a market in Rungis, a suburb of Paris.

Mar. 11, 2015

U.S. Program Provides Hand Tools to Olive Oil Producers in Lebanon

A U.S. foreign aid program in Lebanon is providing mechanized tools and training for farmers to increase the competitiveness of Lebanese olive oil abroad.

Mar. 9, 2015

Olive Oil Consumption in Italy Slides to 25-Year Low

Italy and Spain are neck and neck for the top spot in total olive oil consumption, according to a report today by the International Olive Council.

Mar. 2, 2015

Class Action Against Filippo Berio and Bertolli Importer Moves Forward

A judges found a "reasonable consumer could be deceived" into thinking the defendant's oil was from Italian olives, when it in fact was not.

Mar. 2, 2015

France Pledges Aid for Olive Oil Sector

French olive producers affected by this year's poor harvest will benefit from new financial aid measures proposed by the French ministry of agriculture.

Feb. 26, 2015

Croatian MEP Proposes New Quality Measures

The European Parliament has proposed measures for the evaluation of high-quality extra virgin olive oils to protect consumers and producers.

Feb. 25, 2015

Spanish Olive Oil Campaign Underway in India

With the slogan “Join the Olive Oil Revolution,” the campaign’s message to the Indian public is that olive oil is healthy and suitable for Indian cuisine.

Feb. 18, 2015

UC Davis Olive Center Plans Two-Part Sensory Evaluation Course for Spring

The UC Davis Olive Center will conduct its sensory evaluation course this June at the Silverado Vineyards Sensory Theater.

Feb. 15, 2015

Turks Import Olive Oil to Satisfy Local Demand

Turkish olive oil companies are importing olive oil from abroad to make up for shortages in the domestic market.

Feb. 15, 2015

Olive Oil without Borders

A program to promote cooperation between Israeli and Palestinian farmers has been extended.

Feb. 15, 2015

Olio Capitale Takes Aim at International Markets

Trieste will host the 9th Olio Capitale, Italy's exhibition dedicated to quality extra virgin olive oil.

Feb. 13, 2015

Olive Council Members Meet in 23rd Session

The International Olive Council (IOC) held the 23rd session of its Council of Members in Madrid.

Feb. 10, 2015

Spain Dominates Booming American Market for Bulk Olive Oil

Bulk olive oil imports are replacing prepackaged shipments, according to figures released today by the International Olive Council (IOC).

Feb. 9, 2015

Turkish Olive Oil's Indian Ambitions

A Turkish delegation took part in Food Hospitality World in Mumbai to develop the potential of this new market. The goal of Turkey is to take the 25% of olive oil imports market share in the Asian country.

Feb. 6, 2015

Linking Chemistry with Italian EVOO Origins

Chemical compounds in Italian olive oils depend on the olive variety and cultivation site, according to research promoted by Unaprol.

Feb. 2, 2015

Europe Increases Tunisia’s Export Quotas

The European Commission adopted a regulation adjusting the monthly quota for olive oil exports from Tunisia to the EU.

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