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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.

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).
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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.

In Greece, a Challenge for Olive Sector Innovators

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

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.

Greek Event on Hospitality and New ‘Cruet Ban’

The benefits of standardized olive oil in the food service industry will be highlighted during a November 15 event in Athens.
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Drought Unlikely to Affect Yield, Say Some Greek Producers

Dry conditions over the last six months in Greece have created anxiety in the olive oil industry over yield this season. Producers are reporting, however, that their production might be better than expected.

Spanish Olive Oil Prices Increase with Lower Productoin

Retail olive oil prices in Spain are expected to rise due to a production decrease of 15.8 percent in Andalucia as a result of the droughts that affected the region this year.