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Sep. 9, 2013

Research Institute in Chania Emerges as Greek Olive Sector Leader

The Institute for Olive Tree and Subtropical Plants has become a leader in research and education for the olive oil sector in Greece.

Aug. 27, 2013

Spain Considers Trial Release of Genetically-Modified Olive Flies

Genetically-modified olive flies will be released in a Catalan olive grove if a field trial is approved in Spain.

May. 3, 2013

Spain Wins Again at Second 'Extrascape' Competition

The small village of San Martino hosted the second edition of Extrascape, a competition for the best olive oil and landscape.

Dec. 31, 2012

Pakistan to Plant 4 Million Olive Trees

Pakistan has announced plans to plant four million olive saplings in the country’s northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Dec. 28, 2012

Iran Produced 47,000 Tons of Olive in 2012

Iran produced about 28,000 tons of canned olives this year, while olive oil production stood at 3,200 tons.

Dec. 15, 2012

Libya’s New Oil Comes from Pressing, Not Drilling

Libya aspires to establish itself as the new player in the olive oil industry and export its olive oil to Europe.

Nov. 28, 2012

Course Promotes Sustainable Development in Tunisia

The International University of Andalucía initiated a new course on Mediterranean olive growing in the African country of Tunisia.

Nov. 19, 2012

Common Fund Nurseries to Serve as Models for New Technologies

A new olive tree nursery project in Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Egypt is designed to increase productivity and quality.

Nov. 12, 2012

Carol Drinkwater: Following 'The Olive Oil Route' with Passion

The British actress has written several books on her adventures and is filming her quest to discover the route of the olive tree.

Nov. 9, 2012

Girolio d'Italia 'Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tour' Underway in Italy

Through December 22, Italy will be crossed by Girolio d'Italia, an 18-stage path trough olive oil-producing regions and villages.

Nov. 9, 2012

Going Organic in Andalusia

On a recent, very rainy trip to Andalusia I visited Almazara Caseria de la Virgen, an organic olive farm and mill near Alomartes.

Oct. 31, 2012

Origins of Georgia’s Newborn Olive Oil Industry

It may have been a perfect convergence of conditions that led to the beginning of Georgia’s new olive oil industry.

Oct. 26, 2012


The Hojiblanca varietal is capable of adapting to extremes in which other varietals cannot always guarantee their own survival.

Oct. 26, 2012

Spanish Olive Oil Under Constant Threat from Climate Change

Spanish olive oil production has doubled in the last ten years, but climate change may mean a setback for the global production leader.

Oct. 24, 2012

Cyprus Celebrates the Olive Tree

On the outskirts of Cyprus’ charming and historic village of Anogyra, Cypriots set aside one day each year to celebrate the olive tree.

Oct. 15, 2012

Olive Farming in India’s Rajasthan Rolls On

In it's fourth year, an olive cultivation project in Rajasthan, India is progressing nicely with oil yield testing within the target range.

Oct. 11, 2012

More Organic Olive Groves in Andalusia

In 2011 there were 21 percent more organic olive groves than the previous year in the world's leading olive oil production region.

Oct. 3, 2012

Olive Oil Production on Fuerteventura Shows Early Signs of Promise

Although better known as a tourist destination, the Canary island of Fuerteventura is making its mark on the extra virgin olive oil market.