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Former Olive Council Director Fausto Luchetti on His Long Road to Acquittal

After a trial that lasted thirteen years, the former Olive Oil Council executive director was cleared of wrongdoing.

New Software Models Increase Efficiency of Olive Oil Production

This program takes factors such as the harvester's budget, potential climate risks and the level of synchronization between plantation and refineries into account before providing advice to olive growers.
Olive Oil World

Athens Conference Aims to Increase Global Market Share for Greek Oils

The olive oil scientific society FILAIOS will be hosting a conference at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, at 5:00 PM tomorrow (November 16th, 2017).

London Investment Firm Bullish on Olive Oil

ADM Capital Europe, a private equity and investment firm, said it has acquired a controlling interest in one of Europe’s largest olive oil producers, Innoliva, which produces extra virgin oils in Spain and Portugal.
Business

Heavy Rains Don’t Dampen Enthusiasm of Argentina’s Olive Oil Exporters

Recent floods have mostly spared Argentina's olive plantations as producers and exporters remain upbeat about the sector's potential.

In Greece, a Challenge for Olive Sector Innovators

A contest for olive oil industry innovators in Greece will begin November 15.
Profile

European Conference on Xylella Fastidiosa: Finding Answers to a Global Problem

An event at the University of the Balearic Islands will provide a platform for in-depth discussion on the results of research into X. fastidiosa and its vectors, in support of on-going efforts to control the European outbreaks.

Cobram Estate’s New Chef Wants to ‘Set the Tone’ for California’s Olive Oil Culture

Kevin O'Connor has spent the last few months learning all he can about olive oil as the resident chef for the Australian brand that recently set up shop in the U.S.