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Olive Oil Prices Set to Rise in Israel as Import Quotas Run Out

Ahead of the Jewish holiday season, olive oil prices are likely to increase. Custom duty waivers on imported oil are expected to run out by the start of October.

Documents Detail Exclusion of Israeli Representative at Olive Council Meeting

Documents reviewed by Olive Oil Times provide a detailed chronology of events that took place on the day of a key Council of Members meeting. The IOC denies it intentionally barred the Israeli proxy from attending.

Israel Accuses Olive Council of Blocking Access to Key Meeting, Sources Say

After its proxy representative was refused entrance to a Council of Members meeting, Israel said in a written complaint that it would not accept any of the decisions made in the session.

Xylella Fastidiosa Appears in Israel

The notorious crop-waisting scourge, Xylella fastidiosa appears in Israel, but it’s not yet time to panic.
Special Report

Israel Increases Duty-free Import Quotas on Olive Oil

Spanish producers are closely watching as the Israeli Minister of Economy seeks to stabilize olive oil prices.

TerraOlivo Completes 8th Edition

Despite the recent loss of TerraOlivo's president, Raul Castellani, the competition in Israel attracted 630 olive oils from 20 countries.
Olive Oil Times Special

A Harvest for Peace in Israel

Sindyanna of Galilee promotes collaboration between Arabs and Jews to develop the fair trade olive sector.

From Golan Heights, Olive Farmer Sees New Markets for His Skincare Line

Avner Talmon harvests the fruit of 23,000 olive trees for organic olive oil and an array of natural cosmetics ranging from facial wash to foot cream.