United Kingdom

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.

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.
Special Report

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.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.

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.
Special Report

Farmer Fights Homophobia with Olive Oil Brand

Mark Dyer launched The Gay Farmer brand of organic EVOO in 2008 after a friend jokingly asked him, "What are you calling yourself, the bloody gay farmer?"

Britain’s Olive Oil Prices Reach a Seven-Year High, Hitting Restaurateurs

"Olive oil is becoming a luxury," said Francesco Mazzei, who runs Sartoria Italian restaurant in London.