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Removal of Olive Trees for Pipeline to Resume

"Once works can safely resume, the remaining olive trees could be removed and replanted in a matter of days." said Lisa Givert, TAP head of communications

25th ‘Ercole Olivario’ Recognizes Italian Excellence

The 25th Ercole Olivario awarded Italian extra virgin olive oils that managed to achieve a high level of quality despite a difficult season.

Court Stops Removal of Trees for Puglia Pipeline

A Lazio court's decision to suspend the environment ministry’s permit blocks the uprooting of trees until at least April 19th, when an appeal from Puglia's regional government against the permit will be heard.

Olive Council Announces ‘Mario Solinas’ Winners

The International Olive Council announced today the winners of its annual Mario Solinas Quality Award.
Special Report

Route To Sustainable Tourism In Greece Lined With Olive Oil

Olive oil has great potential in marketing Greek tourism destinations and can be used as a tool of sustainable development, a researcher noted.

Fifth Report on Agri-Food Crimes in Italy

The annual report on organized crime in agriculture confirmed the efficiency of Italian law enforcement with greater international cooperation.
Olive Oil Times Special

Protesters in Puglia Clash With Police Over Removal of Olive Trees for Pipeline

The project has already been delayed by a year due to opposition from locals, who are fiercely opposed to the removal of olive trees, some of which are over 100 years old.

Start Up’s Technology Helps Olive Farmers Cut Costs, Increase Production

The founders of Elaisian say their technology reduced the costs of fertilizers, agronomic consultancy fees, and labor by 50 percent in tests.