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Jan. 22, 2015

Boundary Bend Sets Up Shop in California

Australia's renowned olive oil producer has chosen the site for its new U.S. facility and is reaching out to regional growers.

Jan. 22, 2015

A Defining Moment for Iranian Olive Oil

New coming opportunities to increase olive and olive oil production and popularity in Iran.

Jan. 21, 2015

An Olive Oil 'Odyssey' at Winter Fancy Food

The olive oil association Sevitel organized a seminar on Greek olive oil at the Fancy Food Show that offered perspectives by a diverse panel of experts.

Jan. 8, 2015

Production Unit Opens in Kilis, Turkey

An organic olive oil production unit will offer employment possibilities to the recently settled Syrian refugees.

Jan. 5, 2015

California Olive Ranch Acquires Lucini Italia

The largest American olive oil producer, announced its acquisition of Lucini Italia, a producer and importer of Italian extra virgin olive oils.

Jan. 5, 2015

California's 'We Olive' Opens in Brooklyn

California-based olive oil retailer We Olive has opened its first East Coast franchise in the Brooklyn, New York neighborhood of Boerum Hill.

Jan. 2, 2015

Texas Olive Farmers Elect Leaders

Texas olive oils reached a milestone when growers elected their first board of directors to help advocate for the booming industry.

Dec. 16, 2014

Confiscated Olive Oil Co. Allegedly Run by Imprisoned Crime Boss

More than €20 million of assets have been confiscated in a scandal over the Sicilian Mafia's management of a large olive oil company.

Dec. 16, 2014

A Plan to 'Relaunch' Umbrian EVOO

Umbrian officials presented a project to expand efforts to promote local olive oil during a meeting attended by stakeholders.

Dec. 15, 2014

After the Olive Fruit Fly and Bacterial Blight, the Dreaded Starling

There is little relief in this "Black Year" for Italian olive oil with challenges seeming to come from every direction.

Dec. 14, 2014

Project in Algeria Turns Byproducts into Compost

A study has examined how oil mills in central Algeria can make use of olive oil production byproducts by transforming them into compost.

Dec. 11, 2014

California's 'Rainpocalypse' Good News for State's Olive Oil Producers

From one extreme to the other, California farmers are hoping a "biblical rain" will bring relief from this year's historic drought.

Dec. 11, 2014

Turkey Fears Backlash in Local and Foreign Markets with Higher Prices

Producers worry that higher prices might cause local consumers and buyers in foreign markets to stay away from Turkish olive oil.

Dec. 10, 2014

Olive Farmers in Tunisia Lament Price Drop Despite Climb in Oil Prices

The union of farmers in Sfax, Tunisia called for swift action to regulate the export price of olives.

Dec. 9, 2014

New EU Labeling Laws Just in Time for Olive Oil's 'Black Year'

As unfriendly as the climate has been for olives, it's just right for olive oil fraud. New EU labeling laws aim to help consumers know whet they're getting.

Dec. 8, 2014

Olive Oil Prices Soar, Consumption Slides in Latest Report

The International Olive Council (IOC) reported an expected 38 percent drop in olive oil production and sharply higher prices for extra virgin olive oil.

Dec. 8, 2014

Apulia Asks Italian Government for Help with Olive Tree Epidemic

The president of Apulia sent a letter to the Italian Prime Minister for an urgent meeting over the year-long Xylella fastidiosa epidemic.

Dec. 8, 2014

Eight Accused in €3M Sale of 'Italian' Olive Oil from Unknown Sources

Following the case of untraceable oil seized in Tuscany, another scandal arising from the scarcity of Italian olive oil was uncovered this week.

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