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Could Brexit Boost Olive Oil Exporters?

If the UK adopts a 'New Zealand trade model' to source more affordable deals for its consumers, it could have a profound effect on olive oil exporters that have faced hurdles when exporting to EU countries.

Removal of Olive Trees for Pipeline to Resume

"Once works can safely resume, the remaining olive trees could be removed and replanted in a matter of days." said Lisa Givert, TAP head of communications
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25th ‘Ercole Olivario’ Recognizes Italian Excellence

The 25th Ercole Olivario awarded Italian extra virgin olive oils that managed to achieve a high level of quality despite a difficult season.

Brazil Reveals Widespread Olive Oil Fraud

Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Farming reported that sixty-four percent of olive oil analyzed in the last two years did not meet the quality standards required by their labeling.
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Palestine Becomes Olive Council’s Newest Member

Palestine, a land where olives have been cultivated for thousands of years, signs the 2015 International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, becoming the IOC's newest member.

Boundary Bend Looks for ‘Patient’ Investors

Boundary Bend is looking for capital to fund an expansion that could increase volumes by as much as 50 percent.
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WMO Confirms 2016 Was Hottest Year on Record

Carbon dioxide emissions also reached record levels, while sea temperatures rose, and many parts of the world experienced incidences of extreme weather.

Court Stops Removal of Trees for Puglia Pipeline

A Lazio court's decision to suspend the environment ministry’s permit blocks the uprooting of trees until at least April 19th, when an appeal from Puglia's regional government against the permit will be heard.