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‘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.

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.
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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.

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.
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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.

Tunisian Producers See Promise in Olive Oil Tourism

Tunisian producers are exploring how olives, one of the country's biggest natural resources, can potentially lure a new kind of tourist.
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Extreme Olive Growing in Valle d’Aosta and Piemonte

Growing olives in Valle d’Aosta, a mountainous region enclosed by the Alps, seemed unthinkable until a group of daring farmers decided to try.

Olive Oil World Loses Moshe Spak

Moshe Spak saw possibilities where others did not, was willing to take chances and did not give up.