Olive Oil World

European Union

Old Ways Endure at Award-Winning Farm in Slovenia

Timor’s six olive groves are small and disperse, each containing just a few dozen trees. The rugged terrain makes it necessary to do everything by hand, which the husband and wife team do well enough to earn the industry's highest award.

7th World Olive Oil Competition Weeks Away

Final preparations are being made for the seventh annual NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition.
Business

Women Take Center Stage at Italian EVOO Literary Competition

The award ceremony also saw the launching of the Mediterranean Olive Oil Women’s Network and was an opportunity for a Jordanian agriculture official to showcase her country's progress.

London’s New Ad Ban on Public Transport Equates Olive Oil to Junk Food

Olive oil producers who wish to advertise their products within London's transportation network would first need to seek an exemption to new rules banning products that lead to obesity.
North America

Frequent Olive Oil Consumption May Reduce Risk of Blood Clots

In a recent study, the participants who consumed the most olive oil had the least platelet accumulation, which could lead to heart disease and stroke.

Not All Saturated Fats Are the Same for Cardiovascular Health

After examining the association between saturated fat sources and cardiovascular health, researchers recommend higher consumption of staple foods of the Mediterranean diet such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
Olive Oil World

University Receives Donation of Ancient Olive Varieties

The seedlings, which were recently donated by Banco Santander, will be studied before given new life when they are planted at the Rabanales University campus.

35,000 Tons of Stolen Syrian Olive Oil May Already Be in Europe

This figure represents about half of the olive oil that has reportedly smuggled out from Afrin. A new pro-Turkish ally in the occupied Syrian territory denies the oil "was stolen" at all.