Horizon 2020

A Cheap, Easy Way to Quantify Biophenols for the EU Health Claim

A group of researchers has shown how an easy method can be applied by small labs and producers to certify compliance with Europe's polyphenols health claim.

Europe Joins Forces to Fight Xylella Fastidiosa

Under the Horizon 2020 program, the EU has joined 29 international partners in a research project to improve prevention, early detection and control of Xylella fastidiosa.
Special Report

Combined Efforts and Encouraging Outcomes at International Seminar on Xylella Fastidiosa

Researchers and experts attended the international seminar on Xylella fastidiosa held at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute in Bari to examine the current situation and define common measures to combat the disease.

Tunisian President Celebrates 90th Birthday by Hosting 2020 Conference

2020 was not Tunisia's first attempt at luring international investors. In 2014 Tunisia hosted 'Invest in Tunisia' which failed to seduce foreign money.
Olive Oil Times Special

New Method for Identifying Olive Cultivars

The identification olive cultivars according to the appearance of leaves and fruit is expected to serve as the basis for a phone app and contributions to a new international olive tree database.

New EU Funds for Research on Xylella Fastidiosa

Europe has set aside €7 million for research on the prevention, detection, and control of Xylella fastidiosa.
Special Report

Europe Increases Tunisia’s Export Quota

Tunisia will no longer be subject to the monthly export quotas which were fixed by the European Commission earlier this year.

Olive Oil Authenticity Testing Underway in UK

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) selected Campden BRI to test and analyze all types of olive oils imported into the UK.