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Nov. 5, 2012

Tasting Fresh Olive Oils in Italy

In Italy the olive picking season has started, with a different schedule for every region and the olive mills are working at full capacity.

Oct. 8, 2012

'Eye-Opening' Milling Course at UC Davis

A three day course at the Olive Center that took a comprehensive look at all aspects of olive oil processing.

Sep. 25, 2012

New Twist on Traditional Olive Press

A Spanish company says it has developed a “breakthrough” for the ancient olive press resulting in olive oil higher in antioxidants.

Dec. 7, 2011

Córdoba Leading in Use and Production of Olive Biomass

Byproducts of olive oil production have made the Córdoba province Spain’s leader in biomass energy production and innovation. Material from the olive oil sector, including pomace and prunings, is Spain's most used biomass source.

Dec. 4, 2011

Researchers Make Biodegradable Plastic Bottles from Olive Skins

A Spanish scientist has found a way to make biodegradable plastic bottles from a derivative of olive skins.

Nov. 14, 2011

Kalamata Conference Examines Modern Olive Oil Production and Sustainability

Scientists and olive oil industry professionals discussed the current status of the oil mills in Greece and sustainable production methods.

Nov. 2, 2011

Gruppo Pieralisi Powers World's Largest Olive Oil Mill in Jaén

The mill is owned by the 1,673 members of the FAECA Cooperative and, with the 12 lines working around the clock, can process 2,500 tons of olive oil every day.

Sep. 21, 2011

Alfa Laval Unveils Mobile Service for California Millers

Just in time for California’s harvest, the trailer delivers parts and service on location to olive oil mills throughout California and adjoining states, at no extra cost to Alfa Laval customers.

Aug. 19, 2011

Italy Requires Olive Oil Mills to Register Sales and Purchases Online

Wholesale olive oil millers in Italy are now required to register their purchases and sales with an online reporting system used by various agricultural sectors.

Jun. 20, 2011

Olive Oil Producers Go Mobile in California

Rambling along California roads and highways to the rhythm of the olive harvest, North America’s only two mobile mills work their way up the coast, making many stops along the way.

Aug. 9, 2010

Accidental Olive Farmers

John Dunn left a high-pressure sales job to run a business with an old friend renting villas on Crete. Life changed again when they unwittingly struck oil among the olive groves.

Jun. 9, 2010

Pieralisi Extraction Systems: Made in Italy (Really)

"We just can't send people home. It's like cutting off a leg, you only do it if you absolutely have to, in order to save the patient." - Gennaro Pieralisi

Jun. 6, 2010

A Centrifugal Force: Gennaro Pieralisi

In part 2 of our exclusive interview, the Gruppo Pieralisi president sees the quality of extra virgin olive oil exported to the U.S. improving, thanks to growing competition from California.

May. 23, 2010

A Conversation with Gennaro Pieralisi

Seventy five percent of the world's olive oil is produced with Pieralisi systems. In the first of a three-part series, we ask the president about Gruppo Pieralisi's competitive edge.

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