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NYIOOC Will Limit Entries to 1,000

With entries quickly approaching one thousand, NYIOOC organizers say they will close registration in a matter of days.

Entries Pour in for Sixth NYIOOC

Producers overcame yet another challenging harvest season to ready their products for olive oil's biggest stage.
Special Report

2nd ‘Food Values’ Conference Held in Tuscany

Experts from a wide range of backgrounds met at Villa Pecori Giraldi in Borgo San Lorenzo to discuss the relevance of the Mediterranean diet and explore new approaches and proposals.

World Olive Oil Production Figures for 2017 Show Mixed Results

The current season looks mediocre after heat waves and droughts affected some areas over the summer.
Olive Oil Times Special

Tensions Increasing Between World’s Two Largest Producers of Sunflower Seed Oil

Ukraine and Russia account for over half the world's sunflower oil production. As military tensions escalate between them, the marketplace for sunflower and other cooking oils may be affected.

Judging Underway at Fifth Annual New York International Olive Oil Competition

At 9 o'clock the first samples were distributed to 15 judges whose determinations will lead to the unveiling of this year's best extra virgin olive oils at a live-streamed press conference Thursday evening.
Special Report

Year’s Best Olive Oils to Be Unveiled April 27

Producers, importers, distributors, chefs, food industry professionals and journalists will be among hundreds attending the annual event to recognize this year’s award-winning olive oils.

Sustainable Olive Oil Production Helps Mitigate Climate Change

The International Olive Council attended the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) to present research on sustainable olive oil production.