Prof. Shimon Lavee

Shimon Lavee’s Great Legacy

Lavee helped plant and cultivate countless olive trees throughout the world for more than four decades. His important contributions and generous spirit will live on in their roots and branches for generations to come.

Meeting Up with Shimon Lavee, and The One About the Holy Tree

The former IOC president says only Spain will be able to, in the long run, compete with the efficiency of the Southern Hemisphere's modern processing.
Special Report

Imperia Hosts Mediterranean Diet Forum, OliOliva Festival

Imperia was humming with olive oil events last week on the first anniversary of the Mediterranean Diet's receiving Intangible Heritage status from UNESCO.

Olive Oil an Important Part of the Festival of Lights

One of the most important rituals of the festival celebrates the miracle of the flask of olive oil that was supposed to last for one day but burned for eight.
Olive Oil Times Special

Israel Hosts TerraOlivo Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition

TerraOlivo attracted 189 entrants from 14 countries, giving many Israeli producers their first opportunity to be judged against top olive oils brands from around the world.