May. 20, 2020
Wildfires ravaged northern Cyprus last weekend, destroying tens of thousands of acres of crops and forest. Olive growers and oil producers, already struggling as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, are facing additional challenges in the aftermath of the blaze.
Feb. 28, 2019
This figure represents about half of the olive oil that has reportedly smuggled out from Afrin. A new pro-Turkish ally in the occupied Syrian territory denies the oil "was stolen" at all.
Mar. 1, 2018
Researchers speculate that early olive growers had grafted native centennial trees with others imported from Greece and Lebanon to selectively breed for desirable traits.
Nov. 28, 2014
A festival will unite Greek and Turkish Cypriot olive oil producers to face future challenges together.
Sep. 10, 2013
New figures show olive oil consumption is down in Cyprus due to the economic crisis hitting the country.