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Oil in Salads Increases Absorption of Nutrients

An Iowa State University researcher found that oil brings out the full nutritional benefits of vegetables.

EU Report Predicts 45-Percent Increase in Olive Oil Exports by 2026

The report outlines the current state of the European Union's olive and olive oil sector and examines challenges and future prospects.
Making Olive Oil

Olive Oil Importers Name New Director

The North American Olive Oil Association has named Colavita attorney Joseph R. Profaci executive director of the trade group of major American olive oil importers.

Spain Tests Artificial Intelligence to Manage Fly

A predictive model using artificial intelligence has been developed to help farmers with pest management and ultimately improve production and reduce pesticide use.
Business

2nd ‘Food Values’ Conference Held in Tuscany

Experts from a wide range of backgrounds met at Villa Pecori Giraldi in Borgo San Lorenzo to discuss the relevance of the Mediterranean diet and explore new approaches and proposals.

Researchers Convert Olive Mill Wastewater for Practical Uses

Research has discovered how to reduce the detrimental effect of olive oil mill wastewater on the environment.
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World Olive Oil Production Figures for 2017 Show Mixed Results

The current season looks mediocre after heat waves and droughts affected some areas over the summer.

Researchers Show How Crushing Speed Affects Yield and Quality

Quality parameters were unaltered by crushing speed, but extraction efficiency and chlorophylls content increased with faster hammer mill rotor speed in a continuous industrial process.