A Smear Campaign Against Tunisian Olive Oil

Tunisian representatives and others are speaking out about a campaign to tarnish the reputation of the country's olive oil after Europe raised import limits to help with its economic recovery.

Europe Approves Controversial Aid Including Duty-Free Imports of Tunisian Olive Oil

The European Parliament approved the aid package for Tunisia with a regulation to allow the importation of 70,000 tonnes of duty-free olive oil to the European Union.
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Irrigating with Wastewater Found Not to Affect EVOO Quality

A study finds that irrigating olive trees with treated wastewater could be an effective way of preserving resources without affecting quality.

Europe Affirms Market Won’t Be Affected by Duty-Free Olive Oil from Tunisia

The European Parliament is set to vote on the adoption of a proposed duty-free olive oil import measure meant to aid Tunisia after recent terror attacks
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EU to Import 70,000 Tons of Duty-Free Tunisian Olive Oil to Help Recovery Since Terror Attacks

European Members of Parliament have endorsed a plan to help the Tunisian economy in the wake of last year’s terrorists attacks by allowing 70,000 tons of duty-free olive oil imports.

Tunisia’s Output Drops from Last Year’s Record

Tunisia is reporting a sharp decline in olive oil production as early indications for 2015/16 reveal a 60 percent drop from last year's record harvest.
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Farmers in Spain Seek Stop to Duty-Free Imports from Morocco

COAG Andalucia raises concerns over Moroccan olive oil imports after the annulment of 2012 EU trade agreement.

Politicized Debate in Greece Over Proposed EU Increase in Tunisian Quotas

Greek unionists and politicians have belatedly begun to debate the European Commission (EC) proposal to increase duty-free imports of Tunisian olive oil into the EU.