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Apr. 25, 2017

Brazil Looks for Its Own Olive

As debate revolves around whether or not Maria da Fé is an olive species unique to Brazil, both traditional mills and technologically advanced machinery have contributed to the increased quality of olive oil here.

Dec. 1, 2016

Notes from Panisse: Early Harvest and 'Fruite Noir'

New York olive oil merchant Steven Jenkins asks his friend in Provence about late harvest oils.

Nov. 4, 2016

New Method for Identifying Olive Cultivars

The identification olive cultivars according to the appearance of leaves and fruit is expected to serve as the basis for a phone app and contributions to a new international olive tree database.

Nov. 20, 2014

Basilicata, Wild Olive of Southern Italy

New opportunities are coming to get to know the olive oils of Basilicata, a wild land that inspired great artists.

Oct. 24, 2014

Sierra de Cazorla Cooperative Gaining Worldwide Acclaim

When Joanna Pope first tasted Dehesa de la Sabina in New York, she knew she needed to introduce the Spanish Picual to her fellow Brits.

Sep. 8, 2014

Corfu Farmer Strikes Green Gold

A family on a Greek island not known for quality olive oil is breaking with tradition, while rediscovering a native variety high in phenols.

Aug. 11, 2014

Researchers Recover Forgotten Olive Varieties in Spain

Researchers are working to characterize local olive specimens and recover rare olive varieties in Galicia.

Jun. 9, 2014

An Extra Virgin Olive Oil Handbook

The Extra Virgin Olive Oil Handbook edited by Claudio Peri is a welcome resource for anyone who has been following the olive oil quality conversation

Jun. 9, 2014

Soil May Have Most Impact on Certain Olive Oil Phytosterol Levels

A new study shows that soil quality may impact steryl glucoside levels in olive oils more than olive cultivar or farming methods.

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.

Mar. 13, 2014

Majorcan Table Olives Win European Protection

Aceituna de Mallorca, or Majorcan table olives, are now listed among Europe's protected agri-food products.

Mar. 11, 2014

New Olive Variety Launched by Agromillora

A new olive tree, Oliana, is said to offer higher yield per hectare than Arbequina and Arbosana, the varieties it was bred from.

Jan. 5, 2014

Berkeley Olive Grove EVOO Packs a Punch

Recent research shows one California extra virgin olive oil just might be among the world's healthiest.

Dec. 3, 2013

Extra Virgin Olive Oil IGP Sicilia

Sicily's huge environmental and biodiversity heritage must be preserved and promoted through a Protected Designation of Origin.

Jun. 3, 2013

Madrid Seeks the 'Perfect' Olive Oil

The Spanish capital has carried out tastings in shopping centers throughout the city to determine what locals consider to be best characteristics of extra virgin olive oil , all in a bid to create a new ‘super’ oil.

Jan. 29, 2013

Prizewinning Cooperative Credits Biodiversity, Early Harvesting for its Fruity Arbequina

Olive cultivation amid almond, apple, pear and pine trees helped Oli d’Arbeca win the "sweet green fruity" prize at Fira de l’Oli.

Dec. 4, 2012

Two Spanish Olive Oil Regions Get Protection in China

A China-EU deal will protect Spanish olive oils produced under the names Sierra Mágina and Priego de Córdoba from imitatations.

Nov. 26, 2012

Gino Celletti and Pieralisi: Olive Oil Technology Made Simple

The world leader in extraction systems has brought in Dr. Gino Celletti to help spread olive oil culture through its staff and customers.

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