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Jun. 8, 2022

South African Producers Celebrate Record Success at NYIOOC

Entering their second-highest number of brands, South African producers won a record-high number of Gold Awards at the World Olive Oil Competition.

Jun. 8, 2022

Croatian Tech Company Produces Award-Winning EVOO for Gifting

Infobip, the first Croatian startup to be valued at $1 billion, produces its own olive oil to give to clients and employees.

Jun. 6, 2022

New Zealand Producers Enjoy Strong Showing at World Competition

Producers from New Zealand celebrated their success at the NYIOOC World Competition, earning their second-highest tally of awards.

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Jun. 1, 2022

California’s Drought Expected to Worsen in 2022

Low levels of winter precipitation mean that reservoirs and groundwater sources will not be replenished. Officials said farmers will need to adapt.

May. 31, 2022

At Pasolivo, Olive Oil Production Is Art and Science

The central California producers earned five more awards at the 2022 NYIOOC, bringing their total at the competition to 27 since 2016.

May. 31, 2022

A Family Tradition Takes Root at Moulin de la Coquille

The French producer earned a second consecutive Gold Award at the 2022 NYIOOC, attributing the success to new investments in organic production, irrigation and technology.

May. 31, 2022

Meet the Driving Force Behind the Success of Montenegrin Producers at NYIOOC '22

Ćazim Alković helped growers and producers in the small Balkan state earn one Gold and two Silver Awards, the first in the country's history.

May. 31, 2022

Winning at NYIOOC Part of Producer’s Quest to Improve Reputation of Tunisian EVOO

When Karim Fitouri found the reputation of Tunisian olive oil was an obstacle to exporting, he decided to improve his country's standing in the olive oil world.

May. 25, 2022

Nutri-Score Does Not Penalize Traditional Food Specialties, Survey Finds

At least two-thirds of samples with protected statuses from the European Union received an "A" or "B" from Nutri-Score.

May. 25, 2022

French Farmers Feel Impacts of Worsening Drought

A lack of rainfall last autumn and winter combined with low soil moisture and water levels means water restrictions are already being implemented across southern France.

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May. 25, 2022

Olive Oil Exempt from Pakistan Import Ban

The ban is mainly focused on luxury goods in an effort to reduce the country’s massive trade deficit. However, olive oil could be added in the future.

May. 25, 2022

Drought Continues to Concern Growers in Chile

Chile will produce less olive oil this year than in the previous season but close to the five-year average.

May. 25, 2022

Indonesia Lifts Controversial Palm Oil Export Ban

President Joko Widodo said the decision came as a result of higher global supply and rising cooking oil prices at home.

May. 23, 2022

Croatian Producers Celebrate NYIOOC Success as Results Continue to Roll Out

Croatian farmers and producers have earned the third-highest award total at the 2022 NYIOOC, improving upon last year’s results too.

May. 23, 2022

Modern Techniques and Ancient Groves a Winning Combination for Solar Olives

The Lebanese producer has coupled traditional varieties and cultivation techniques with modern millign and marketing to produce an award-winning brand.

May. 23, 2022

A New Era of Olive Farming Dawns in Molise

Authorities, producer associations and farmers are working together in the southern Italian region to restore abandoned groves and attract young farmers.

May. 20, 2022

Amid Growing Inflation, Italians Prioritize High-Quality Food Purchases

Italians intend to cope with the rising inflation by cutting other expenditures instead.

May. 20, 2022

After 10 Successful Years Farming, Mother-Daughter Team Pivots to Oleotourism

The producers behind the Groves on 41 have parlayed award-winning production into a tourism operation focused on sustainable farming and cooking with olive oil.

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