Jul. 15, 2022
Jordan’s only award-winning producer at the 2022 NYIOOC reflects on the role of preserving the environment on quality and prepare for the post-Covid world.
Jul. 11, 2022
Despite having its worst harvest in a decade, Israeli producers earned a record-high number of awards at the World Competition.
Jul. 11, 2022
The North African country’s producers won a record-setting number of awards at the competition and achieved their highest success rate.
Jul. 5, 2022
Twenty-six-year-old Cengizhan Şimşek defeated several former champions en route to his victory at the 661st edition of the world’s oldest sporting event.
Jun. 10, 2022
A record haul of 65 awards has placed Turkey among the top producing countries at the world’s largest olive oil quality contest.
Jun. 8, 2022
Entering their second-highest number of brands, South African producers won a record-high number of Gold Awards at the World Olive Oil Competition.
May. 11, 2022
Tunisian producers who hope to qualify for the E.U.’s duty-free quota must provide details about their shipments and obtain permission from the agricultural ministry.
May. 10, 2022
The lamp was discovered by chance and in very good condition in an archeological excavation area at Mount Gerizim, near Nablus.
May. 6, 2022
A government regulation would have allowed companies to remove olive groves obstructing access to coal mines. However, the stop is only temporary.
Apr. 11, 2022
In northern Israel, Sindyanna of Galilee helps farmers produce and sell extra virgin olive oil, using the proceeds to invest in the local communities.
Apr. 5, 2022
The government implemented export restrictions to prevent food shortages. Turley’s olive oil sector disputed the export curb on bulk olive oil, claiming that supply can satisfy demand.
Aug. 23, 2021
Producers worry that the country’s worst wildfires in recent memory are a symptom of climate change, and that the government is not adequately preparing for future fires.
Aug. 16, 2021
Bahar Alan started producing olive oil as a hobby but has since dedicated herself to cultivating local varieties to produce high-quality organic olive oil.
Aug. 2, 2021
The new plan aims to promote organic farming, technological innovation, recycling and renewable energies just weeks after the E.U. made a similar commitment.
Jul. 30, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has decimated Turkey’s fledgling olive oil tourism industry. However, producers believe agritourism is the future of the sector.
Jul. 29, 2021
Despite the challenges posed by climate change and the volatile olive oil market, the producers behind Mavras believe quality is the key to success.
Jul. 13, 2021
Tunisia can now export up to 7,723 tons of olive oil to the United Kingdom duty-free, more than was exported in 2019.
Jul. 12, 2021
Gürbüz defeated Koç to earn his second consecutive title as Turkey’s chief wrestler. He triumphed over 2,160 other entrants, who came from across the country to the northwestern city of Edirne to compete in the centuries-old tournament.