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May. 10, 2018

More Greek Winners Reflect on Their NYIOOC Awards

Greek producers like these NYIOOC winners have studied modern olive oil production methods and engaged in the persistent efforts necessary to make some of the world's best olive oils.

May. 9, 2018

World Olive Oil Consumption Hasn't Risen Since 2003, Even With 1B More People

Countless studies have proved the health benefits of olive oil. Why are we consuming less today than we did 14 years ago?

May. 9, 2018

Croatian Producers Celebrate Success at NYIOOC

Among the 45 Croatian brands, 40 were awarded at the 2018 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition.

Apr. 26, 2018

Best Olive Oils for 2018 Will be Announced Tonight

The winners of the 2018 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition will be revealed at 5:30 (EDT).

Apr. 23, 2018

Judging Underway at Sixth NYIOOC

An international panel of experts began analyzing one thousand entries from 28 countries this morning at the sixth annual NYIOOC | World Olive Oil Competition.

Apr. 19, 2018

Landslide in Western Greece Sweeps Olive Trees Away

About 2,500 centenarian olive trees were swallowed by the tumbling soil.

Apr. 17, 2018

Xylella Marches On: Lethal Olive Disease Discovered in Central Spain

Xylella fastidiosa continues to kill many tens of thousands of olive trees in south Italy's Puglia region and is on track to widen its deadly clasp across the Mediterranean basin.

Apr. 5, 2018

The Gethsemane and Its Sacred Olive Oil

In Jerusalem last Thursday, like every year, the extra virgin olive oil produced from the olive trees of Gethsemane was blessed at the Holy Sepulcher.

Apr. 5, 2018

Researchers Characterize Two Galician Olive Varieties for the First Time

Research has classified olive varieties from an emerging olive-producing region of Spain. A concurrent study has found the oil from these cultivars can be of value for preventing neurodegenerative diseases.

Apr. 3, 2018

An Olive Oil Immersion in New York

Producers, food industry professionals and journalists will be attending the 2018 NYIOOC on April 26 -- and many will stay for a comprehensive 6-day course in olive oil sensory assessment.

Apr. 3, 2018

Why Some Producers Are Not Ready to Give Up Their Traditional Presses

Inefficient and difficult to maintain, traditional presses are often dismissed as a relic of another era. Olive Oil Times found some producers who say they are not about to abandon their old presses anytime soon.

Apr. 2, 2018

Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling Soon to Be a Tourist Attraction

Edirne's historic wrestling field is getting a facelift to make it a year-round tourist attraction.

Mar. 27, 2018

A New Generation Leads Laconiko to Excellence

The Pierrakos family has lifted a farm in Greece from a workaday livelihood to an inspired enterprise that produces award-winning oils infused with their vision, passion and purpose

Mar. 14, 2018

There’s No Such Thing As the ‘World’s Best Olive Oil’

Identifying 'the best' among the world's exceptional olive oils is misguided.

Mar. 12, 2018

Revolution, Hope and Tunisian Olive Oil

Raouf Ellouze and Karim Fitouri were drawn back to Tunisia at times of political upheaval and change. Now, they want to help Tunisia become known for world-class olive oil.

Mar. 6, 2018

NYIOOC Will Limit Entries to 1,000

With entries quickly approaching one thousand, NYIOOC organizers say they will close registration in a matter of days.

Mar. 1, 2018

Monumental Trees of Cyprus Represent Attempt to Create Elite Cultivar

Researchers speculate that early olive growers had grafted native centennial trees with others imported from Greece and Lebanon to selectively breed for desirable traits.

Feb. 27, 2018

NYIOOC Names Panel Leaders

Brígida Jiménez Herrera from Spain, Olfa Baccouri from Tunisia and Antonio G. Lauro from Italy will lead the 18-member jury in the sixth edition of the world's most prestigious olive oil competition.

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