North America

North America

An Olive Oil Immersion in New York

Producers, food industry professionals and journalists will be attending the 2018 NYIOOC on April 26 -- and many will stay for a comprehensive 6-day course in olive oil sensory assessment.

A New Generation Leads Laconiko to Excellence

The Pierrakos family has lifted a farm in Greece from a workaday livelihood to an inspired enterprise that produces award-winning oils infused with their vision, passion and purpose
Olive Oil World

Fighting for the Future of Canola With Genetic Engineering

Seed companies are engaging in a high-stakes effort to develop new clubroot-resistant seeds in order to protect Canada's $21 billion canola oil industry.

Winners and Losers in the Growing American Market for Bulk Imports

Some exporters have been able to take advantage of the growing American demand for bulk olive oil.
Business

Beef and Olive Oil Deal Breakers in Ongoing EU-Mercosur Talks

Sensitive agricultural products are the sticking points in the almost two-decade-long negotiations of the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement.

Simplifying Science is the Goal of New U.S. Marketing Campaign

At a California conference, the International Olive Council laid out its plan to translate the wealth of proven health benefits to growing consumer consumption.

UC Davis Olive Center Turns 10

The University of California at Davis Olive Center celebrates its tenth anniversary this week as a research and education center that continues to make an impact on the olive oil industry worldwide.

Restaurant, Wine Retailer Team Up to Pair Wines, Olive Oils and Foods

An olive oil sommelier is sharing his passion through a series of events in Olympia, Washington.