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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.

Dec. 3, 2014

3,200 Gallons of Untraceable Olive Oil Confiscated in Tuscany

The Italian State Forestry Corps seized a truck carrying 3,200 gallons of olive oil without a certificate of origin

Dec. 2, 2014

Rash of Olive Oil Thefts Reported in Italy

Following a rise in the price of olive oil, there have been growing reports of olive thefts taking place in olive-growing regions across the country.

Dec. 2, 2014

Olive Oil of Oman

After twenty years of trials and researches, Oman is experiencing the first successes in olive growing.

Nov. 28, 2014

Two Sides of Cyprus Meet Halfway in the Name of Olive Oil

A festival will unite Greek and Turkish Cypriot olive oil producers to face future challenges together.

Nov. 26, 2014

California Journal: Bari Welcomes Visitors to Dinuba

Bari Olive Oil in Dinuba held its fourth annual Olive Oil Festival earlier this month, attracting hundreds of visitors to its plant.

Nov. 26, 2014

Nar Gourmet Debuts Mobile Olive Oil Production Truck

Olives from Hatay, Mersin, Antalya, Manisa, and Ayvalık will be processed with the company's new mobile processing unit.

Nov. 24, 2014

Could the Crisis in Italy Have Been Prevented?

2014 will go down as one of the worst years in recent history for olive oil production in Italy. One expert thinks it didn't have to be this bad.

Nov. 17, 2014

European Partnership to Certify Olive Oil Traceability

Growers from Italy and Greece are working on a program that certifies the EVOO supply chain.

Nov. 17, 2014

Tough Season in California

From Corning in the Sacramento Valley to Lindsay in the San Joaquin this year’s table olive crop is a serious disappointment,

Nov. 13, 2014

A Bumper Harvest in Tunisia

Perfect weather has helped ready Tunisian olive trees for record output, just in time to take advantage European shortfalls.

Nov. 13, 2014

Turkey Opposes Extending Barjol's Contract

In a letter to the European Commission, the head of Turkey's delegation to the IOC accused the executive director of "usurping the powers of the Council."

Nov. 12, 2014

Sicily Ready for PGI Certification

Only a few steps remain for Sicilian extra virgin olive oil to achieve its own protected origin certification.

Nov. 9, 2014

A Growing Appetite for Olive Oil in Korea

Imports of olive oil into South Korea climbed by 50 percent over last year, according to a report by the International Olive Council.

Nov. 7, 2014

Farmers and Police Clash in Turkey Over Clearing of Trees

An uproar over the clearing of ancient olive groves to make way for a new power plant has grown over social media networks.

Nov. 6, 2014

Ayvalık Panel Calls for Investment in Turkey's Olive Sector

A panel at the Ayvalık Olive Harvest Days, discussed the need to invest in olive oil sector in Turkey and join forces with international efforts.

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