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Neapolitan ‘Pizza Twirling’ Makes UNESCO List

Two million people signed a petition supporting the official recognition of 'pizzaiuolo' pizza twirling.

New Protests Erupt Against Removal of Olive Trees for TAP Pipeline

Using a law which dates back to 1931, officials in Lecce designated the area surrounding the TAP construction site a "red zone" and placed it under police control.

Tracing Olive Oil History Through Ancient Cuisines

In her new book, Joan Nathan documents the global migration of olive oil and Jewish food since the biblical era.

150-Year-Old Sailboat Brings Olive Oil From Portugal to Britain

Almost 90 percent of the world’s cargo travels by ships which contribute four percent of global CO2 emissions. Not this one.
Special Report

Making Olive Oil in Sun-Drenched Hot Spot

While Mykonos, Santorini, and the other small islands of the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea are famous to vacationers, they also make olive oil the locals are proud of.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.