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Aug. 18, 2022

Agricultural Entrepreneur Has Sights Set on Brazil’s Olive Oil Sector

The founder of Azeite Batalha is working to promote olive oil production in Rio Grande do Sul and consumption across Brazil.

Aug. 18, 2022

Europe Confronts Worst Drought in 500 Years, Officials Say

Countries in southern and western Europe are bearing the bunt of the drought, with varying impacts on olive farmers and society writ large.

Aug. 18, 2022

Olive Growers in Extremadura Brace for 'Worst Harvest in History'

The local farmers’ association predicts olive oil and table olive production to fall by up to 85 percent due to the ongoing drought.

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Aug. 18, 2022

Agricultural Entrepreneur Has Sights Set on Brazil’s Olive Oil Sector

The founder of Azeite Batalha is working to promote olive oil production in Rio Grande do Sul and consumption across Brazil.

Aug. 18, 2022

Europe Confronts Worst Drought in 500 Years, Officials Say

Countries in southern and western Europe are bearing the bunt of the drought, with varying impacts on olive farmers and society writ large.

Aug. 18, 2022

Olive Growers in Extremadura Brace for 'Worst Harvest in History'

The local farmers’ association predicts olive oil and table olive production to fall by up to 85 percent due to the ongoing drought.

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Aug. 10, 2022

Rising Olive Oil Exports Fuel Trade Surplus in Andalusia

High prices at origin and shortages of sunflower oil have led to increasing olive oil exports by value around Europe and the world.

Aug. 10, 2022

Italian Antitrust Authority Prohibits Use of Nutri-Score on Some Products

The decision specifically focuses on products with a protected geographical indicator. Some retailers removed all products labeled with Nutri-Score from their shelves.

Aug. 10, 2022

Yale to Host Fourth Olive Oil Symposium in Rome

Researchers and industry players will gather to discuss business, environment, health, marketing and policy as they pertain to the olive oil world.

Aug. 10, 2022

Heatwave Could Curtail Olive Oil Production in Spain, Minister Warns

Along with a steep fall in the quantity of olive oil produced, some analysts are worried quality could decrease significantly too.

Aug. 10, 2022

An Olive Tree Garden of Peace is Innagurated on Crete

The grove comprises 21 olive varieties from countries around the world. Its creators hope it fosters a sense of peace and community among olive-producing nations.

Aug. 10, 2022

In Efforts to Promote Quality, Italy Focuses on Olive Mills

Upgrading technology, improving techniques and promoting sustainability are at the core of efforts to add value to Italian olive oils.

Aug. 10, 2022

First-Time Winners Reflect on World Competition Victories

Producers from around the world said their NYIOOC awards were lifting sales and customer trust.

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Aug. 1, 2022

Climate Change Taking a Toll on Andalusian Olive Oil Production

Experts said farmers and producers must invest in modern irrigation infrastructure and prevent soil degradation to mitigate the impacts of climate change on Spanish producers.

Aug. 1, 2022

Farmers in Ancient Olympia Are Restoring Olive Groves Destroyed in Last Year's Fires

Almost a year after devastating wildfires destroyed more than 400,000 trees in the region, the new Koroneiki plants represent a lifeline to the local community.

Aug. 1, 2022

In Japan, Producers Reflect on An Award-Winning Year

Producers in Japan combined to earn a record-tying four Gold Awards and two Silver Awards, overcoming formidable harvest-year challenges.

Aug. 1, 2022

Xylella Fastidiosa Containment Protocol Proves Effective in Puglia

Groves following the treatment protocol to prevent the spread of the disease are healthy and produce award-winning olive oil.

Jul. 29, 2022

Meet the Pioneering Couple Who Introduced Olive Growing to One Greek Island

When Tassis and Rena Laskaridis settled in Lemnos 15 years ago, there were few olive trees around.

Jul. 25, 2022

Rising Olive Oil Prices Do Not Slow Consumption in Europe

Growing demand from households and the recovery of the foodservice sector are the main drivers increasing olive oil sales in the E.U.

Jul. 25, 2022

Europe Reconsiders Pesticide Ban as Global Food Crisis Looms

The Commission had proposed an ambitious plan to cut pesticide use in half by 2020. Nearly half of E.U. member states oppose the move.

Jul. 25, 2022

Unraveling the Mystery Behind Slovenia's Dramatic Fruit Drop

This time, the usual suspects were not responsible for the drying and falling of fruits.

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