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Jun. 22, 2022

Croatia’s Zadar County Celebrates NYIOOC Success in Official Ceremony

Local officials praised the efforts of olive oil producers who yielded eleven awards at the World Competition. Their success was attributed to hard work and cooperation.

Jun. 22, 2022

Italian Producers Again the Most Awarded in World Competition

Despite a challenging season, Italian producers earned 158 awards at the NYIOOC World Competition and led the way with organic olive oils too.

Jun. 17, 2022

Greek Producers Enjoy Another Triumphant Showing in World Competition

Despite a challenging harvest season, producers, farmers and bottlers from across Greece combined to earn a total of 79 awards at the 2022 NYIOOC.

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Jun. 15, 2022

Record Number of NYIOOC Awards for American Producers

Producers from California, Oregon, Texas and Georgia combined to earn 94 awards from 134 entries, despite challenges caused by inflation, supply chain issues and climate.

Jun. 10, 2022

Turkish Producers Reach New Heights in World Competition

A record haul of 65 awards has placed Turkey among the top producing countries at the world’s largest olive oil quality contest.

Jun. 9, 2022

Spanish Producers Achieve Record Success at World Competition

Producers from across the country overcame drought and extreme weather events to earn a record-high 128 awards at the World Competition.

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Jun. 2, 2022

Europe’s LIFE Resilience Project Offers Tools to Mitigate Spread of Xylella

LIFE Resilience has presented the results of a four-year-long project to stop the spread of Xyella fastidiosa and identify resistant varieties.

May. 31, 2022

Meet the Driving Force Behind the Success of Montenegrin Producers at NYIOOC '22

Ćazim Alković helped growers and producers in the small Balkan state earn one Gold and two Silver Awards, the first in the country's history.

May. 31, 2022

Winning at NYIOOC Part of Producer’s Quest to Improve Reputation of Tunisian EVOO

When Karim Fitouri found the reputation of Tunisian olive oil was an obstacle to exporting, he decided to improve his country's standing in the olive oil world.

May. 25, 2022

French Farmers Feel Impacts of Worsening Drought

A lack of rainfall last autumn and winter combined with low soil moisture and water levels means water restrictions are already being implemented across southern France.

May. 25, 2022

World Olive Oil Competition Releases Final Results

The 2022 NYIOOC has completed its annual review of the world's best extra virgin olive oils.

May. 23, 2022

Croatian Producers Celebrate NYIOOC Success as Results Continue to Roll Out

Croatian farmers and producers have earned the third-highest award total at the 2022 NYIOOC, improving upon last year’s results too.

May. 23, 2022

Modern Techniques and Ancient Groves a Winning Combination for Solar Olives

The Lebanese producer has coupled traditional varieties and cultivation techniques with modern millign and marketing to produce an award-winning brand.

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Apr. 13, 2022

Debutants from Šolta Win Gold for Croatia

Dafne and Mario Ružić didn't set out to win the olive oil industry's most coveted quality award, but hard work and their love for nature got them there.

Apr. 6, 2022

Researchers Unveil the Latest Technologies to Help Harvest and Produce Olive Oil

Spanish researchers have worked to develop new technologies in response to what some of the industry's largest stakeholders said they needed most.

Apr. 5, 2022

Italian Farmhouses Experiencing Post-Pandemic Boom, Report Finds

The latest report from Ismea showed that farmhouse stays are rising compared to other forms of hospitality, with a growing concentration on experience-based stays.

Mar. 31, 2022

North Africans Ate Olives 100,000 Years Ago, Evidence Suggests

Archaeological evidence suggests that people living on Morocco’s Atlantic coast ate wild olives and used the tree's wood and pits as fuel.

Mar. 29, 2022

Olive Farmers on Croatian Island Sue Local City Over Land Ownership

After Croatian independence in the 1990s, the land on which the farmers harvest the wild Lun olives was nationalized. Now 85 families are organizing to lease it back.

Mar. 25, 2022

The Flavors of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Countless factors influence the flavors in extra virgin olive oils. Understanding the basics can lead to satisfying results.

Mar. 21, 2022

Italy Prepares to Sell 800 Farms to Young Farmers

Italy' aims to revitalize its aging agricultural sector by providing financing for young farmers to purchase land.

Mar. 17, 2022

Officials in Puglia Approve New Plan to Stem Spread of Xylella Fastidiosa

The goal is to monitor and combat the bacteria outbreaks that have been destroying traditional and monumental olive groves for nearly a decade.

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