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Chilean Guidebook Seeks to Promote Local Producers and Consumption

Guía Oliva 2019 will rate and describe extra virgin olive oils sold in Chile. The authors intend to educate consumers about what is going on in the Chilean olive oil world.

Reimagining Olive Oil for Millennials

Olive oil has been used for generations, but two brands are interpreting the food for young buyers looking to purchase simple, honest products in and out of the kitchen.
Business

Sommelier Program Heads to San Francisco

The Olive Oil Times Education Lab's Sommelier Certification Program will convene within the San Francisco Art Institute in the city’s Marina District.

Olive Council, Europe Collaborate on Limiting Contaminants in Olive Oil

The IOC has told the EU the threshold for safely being able to consume the chemical 3-MCPD, which is found in refined vegetable oils.
Business

Ali Gürbüz Wins 658th Kirkpinar Before Record-Breaking Crowds

The two-time former champion defeated Orhan Okulu, last year's winner, to claim the honor of head wrestler at Kırkpınar. This is Gürbüz's first title since his disqualification in the 2013 semi-final.

CO2 Levels in Atmosphere Rise for Seventh Consecutive Year

Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels reached nearly 415 parts per million, representing the highest seasonal peak ever recorded, as well as the second largest annual increase in 60 years.
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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.