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Fairs and Competitions

Sea Levels Rising Faster Than Expected

Scientists warn global sea levels could rise by as much as 6.5 feet by 2100, displacing nearly 200 million people and damaging agricultural land.

Greek Award Winners Already Looking to Repeat

With the historically poor harvest season behind them, Greek producers who managed a win in New York are setting their sights on brand building and achieving consistent quality.
Fairs and Competitions

Study Predicts Europe, North America Will Experience More Droughts

By studying climate models and tree rings, scientists at Columbia University’s Earth Institute predict a period of unprecedented drying in many parts of the world, particularly in areas of North American and Eurasia.

Study Finds Olives Grown at Higher Altitudes Yield Better Quality Oils

A study conducted by Jerash University found that oils produced from areas of higher altitude in Jordan had a longer shelf life and higher nutritional values.
Fairs and Competitions

Croatian Brands Win Big in New York

Croatian olive oils came in fourth after Italy, Spain and the United States, a significant result for a small country with a modest production.

Record Wins for Slovenian Producers in New York

Slovenian producers won three Golds and three Silvers to reach the highest number of awards for this small country at NYIOOC yet.
Business

Millions of Birds Killed by Nighttime Harvesting in Mediterranean

Upwards of 2.5 million birds are killed each harvest season in Spain, Italy, France and Portugal.

Oregon Project Aims to Promote Olive Oil Sector

Local growers and researchers from Oregon State University are teaming up to solve some of the biggest problems facing the state's fledgling sector.