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Nov. 3, 2014

Researchers Extract Olive Oil Pigments to Detect Frauds

A faster and cheaper method to detect olive oil fraud has been devised by Italian researchers at Pisa University.

Oct. 27, 2014

Umbrian Farmers Find Little to Celebrate

Umbrian farmers are in no mood to celebrate this year's dismal harvest. Many will simply leave the olives to rot on their trees.

Oct. 27, 2014

Italy Adopts EU Provisions on Non-Refillable Bottles

The new legislation, Quality and Transparency of the Supply Chain of Olive Oils, formally adopts new rules for olive oil labeling and packaging.

Sep. 2, 2014

Rock Star Invites Tourists to Help With Olive Harvest

Sting invites tourists to his 900-acre estate and try their hand at harvesting the olives that produce the rock star's own line of extra virgin olive oil.

Aug. 25, 2014

Blight Continues to Threaten Olive Crops in Italy

Widespread bacterial infection has already destroyed thousands of olive trees across Italy’s Puglia region.

Jul. 25, 2014

New Strain of Plant Germ Killing Ancient Olive Trees in Italy

A new strain of lethal plant germ Xylella fastidiosa combined with fungi and an insect are blamed for the disease destroying century-old olive groves in Italy.

Jul. 21, 2014

Oil, Art and Culture in Liguria

Italian illustrator Milo Manara designed this year’s poster for the Bistrot dell'Ulivo, an event in Badalucco, Liguria

Jul. 7, 2014

Enrico Lupi Re-Elected at RE.C.O.MED

The chairman of the Italian National Association Città dell’Olio will return as president of the Mediterranean Olive Oil Cities Network.

May. 27, 2014

Celebrating the Taggiasca

Producers and chefs gathered in Taggia to celebrate an important olive cultivar and the exquisite oil that bears the village's name.

Apr. 21, 2014

San Martino to Host Third Edition of 'Extrascape'

"Truth in olive oil" will be the main focus of Extrascape's third edition to be held in Molise from the 27th to the 29th of April.

Mar. 25, 2014

Eighth 'Olio Capitale' Draws to Close

With a rich program of events and 306 exhibitors, Olio Capitale is Italy's only expo dedicated to the promotion of extra virgin olive oil.

Mar. 7, 2014

Italy, Spain Sweep Sol d'Oro Competition

Italy won 10 of the 15 awarded medals, and a new Sol d'Oro South was announced with the first edition later this year from Chile.

Feb. 6, 2014

Trieste, Capital of Extra Virgin

The beautiful city in Northern Italy will host the 8th edition of Olio Capitale extra virgin olive oils exhibition.

Jan. 20, 2014

International Day of Italian Cuisines Celebrates Spaghetti al Pomodoro

Chef Cesare Casella, welcomed restaurateurs, food industry professionals, and journalists to the International Day of Italian Cuisines.

Dec. 3, 2013

Europe Puzzled by Olive Tree Epidemic

Scientists are trying to determine how to prevent the spread of the devastating disease killing olive trees in southern Italy.

Oct. 30, 2013

Fears Disease Could Spell Disaster for Europe’s Olive Trees

A plant disease is said to have already infected tens of thousands of olive trees -- many of them a century-old -- in Italy's Puglia region.

Oct. 28, 2013

Harvesting Under the Moon

An overnight harvesting in Italy was the occasion for a technical congress about the effect of harvest-time temperatures on olive oil.

Oct. 15, 2013

Safe Journey For a Few Bottles of Olive Oil

Global logistics provider UPS unveiled in Italy a shipping container made especially for sending olive oil bottles internationally.

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