United Kingdom

Sep. 23, 2019

Researchers Chart Pest Sightings in Effort to Protect Against Xylella

Using data collected from across the United Kingdom, scientists are creating a comprehensive record of where Xylella-carrying pests are found.

Jul. 29, 2019

Cobram Estate Chef Showcases New World Olive Oils in London

Kevin O'Connor was in London for a two-week residency at the Carousel restaurant, where he highlighted the versatility and delicious nature of various olive oils in his world-class cooking.

Mar. 20, 2019

London's New Ad Ban on Public Transport Equates Olive Oil to Junk Food

Olive oil producers who wish to advertise their products within London's transportation network would first need to seek an exemption to new rules banning products that lead to obesity.

Jul. 17, 2018

In London, One-Stop Shop for Light Bulbs, Olive Oil

The modest door of an electrical supplies store leads you to a small haven for olive oil lovers.

Aug. 17, 2017

UK Food Safety Concerns Remain Despite New Inspections Framework

Food policy experts fear that new Food Standards Agency measures don't adequately address food safety concerns after the Brexit.

May. 24, 2017

British Olive Oil Brand Draws Mockery Over Comically Repetitive Labeling

A photo of an olive oil bottle being sold by the Co-operative Food is finding fame on social media. But thanks to its incomprehensible labeling, it's for all the wrong reasons.

Apr. 30, 2015

Olive Oil Authenticity Testing Underway in UK

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) selected Campden BRI to test and analyze all types of olive oils imported into the UK.

Sep. 5, 2014

U.K. Defines New Ban on 'On-Tap' Olive Oil Sales

The agency enforcing a new ban on the sale of “on-tap” olive oil in the UK has provided new details on what would constitute such a sale.

Aug. 25, 2014

UK Prohibits Sale of Olive Oil 'On-Tap'

After December 13, 2014, "fill-your-own" olive oil sales will be banned in the UK, but there are few details of the new rule.

Feb. 12, 2014

Rural Payments Agency Overseeing New Olive Oil Regulations in U.K.

The RPA's Horticultural Marketing Inspectorate has been chosen to oversee the new EU regulations that went into effect last month.

Jan. 13, 2014

On the Rise: Olive Oil Tastings in the U.K.

Thanks to cookery shows, the web, and the availability of quality olive oil, Britons now want to comprehend the magic behind the product.

Jan. 27, 2012

Trials and Tribulations of Commercial Olive Oil Production in the U.K.

The United Kingdom might not be the first location for a commercial olive grove that springs to mind, but Neil Davy, proprietor of Huggit's Farm in Kent, has other ideas.