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On Table Olives and Cocktails

Olive Oil Times writer Ylenia Granitto can't enjoy a simple Martini without contemplating its olives.

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Teens’ Grades

A new study shows the consumption of the Mediterranean diet is associated with higher scores in core school subjects and verbal skills in adolescents.
Business

Peru Rediscovers Its Own Olive Oils

Peru has a centenary tradition of olive cultivation which started in the colonial period but was soon interrupted. In the last decades, the spotlight on gastronomy and Peruvian cuisine has created a renewed interest in domestic olive oil production.

‘Heroic’ Olive Cultivation in Italy Still a Struggle, but Fighting Back

Responsible for some of Italy's most characteristic olive oils and landscapes, moves are afoot to promote awareness of the country's heroic olive cultivation.
European Union

Turkish Producers Keep Up Momentum After Strong Results at 2018 NYIOOC

Producers are optimistic about the future of Turkish olive oils after record-breaking wins at the 2018 NYIOOC.

Hillside Groves Between Assisi and Spoleto Get Heritage Status

The territory including the olive groves of the slopes between Assisi and Spoleto was designed as the first Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System in Italy.
Business

Olive Oil Increasingly Popular Among Douro Wineries

Portugal’s region of Douro is known for its Port and still wines, but more winery groups are becoming interested in producing and selling regional olive oils too.

Brazilian Olive Oils Star at Tenth ‘Azeite Experience’

Olive oil sommelier and chef, Pérola Polillo, teamed up with television host and master chef, Carla Pernambuco, to host the tenth edition of Gastro Pop’s Azeite Experience Awards Edition, which featured an olive oil-themed dinner.