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EVOO Literary Prize Honors Ranieri Filo Della Torre

The Italian association of women entrepreneurs and EVOO producers, Pandolea is planning the 2nd edition of their international literary prize.

Oil of the Stars: A Trend Among Celebrities to Invest in Olive Oil

Olive growing seems to be an increasing trend among the rich and famous who own properties in Tuscany and Provence.

‘Olive Tree House’ Wins 3 Design Awards

The Olive House by Eva Sopeoglou in Greece is turning heads with its innovative and sustainable design which mimics the shadows created by olive trees and brings them indoors.

Ismail Balaban Wins 656th Kirkpinar

Balaban narrowly missed out on the title in 2013, when he was beaten by Ali Gürbüz, who was later stripped of the title when he was exposed as one of 16 oil wrestlers who had tested positive for banned substances.
Special Report

An Olive Tree Takes Center Stage in L.A. Boutique

Dan Brunn Architecture unveils the new flagship RTA boutique, where an olive tree garden by landscape artist Hitoshi Kitajima takes center stage.

An Olive Picking Championship in Croatia

The event aims to gather people from olive-producing regions from around the world to encourage friendship and cooperation.
Olive Oil Times Special

Museum of Istrian Olive Oil Opens in Pula, Croatia

A museum dedicated to the history and development of olive oil in the Croatian region of Istria opened recently in the city of Pula.

Turkey Removes Controversial Article in ‘Olive Law’

While the decision was welcomed, olive oil industry leaders fear the issue will crop up again.