Jul. 19, 2022
A new study shows that fluorescence excitation-emission matrices can be used to predict virgin olive oil organoleptic characteristics.
Jul. 18, 2022
In the first six months of 2022, hectares burned by wildfires have nearly matched the damage in all of 2021, with the peak season yet to come.
Jul. 15, 2022
The fire burned 657 olive trees on the Dolina Maslina Estate. Fortunately, there were no fatalities but the driver was hospitalized.
Jul. 13, 2022
Volunteers and researchers responsible for restoring the tree warn that more needs to be done to prevent future wildfires.
Jul. 11, 2022
The Agrobiodiversity Index Report 2021 shows diversity is the key to MedDiet survival in a world increasingly dominated by monocultures and provides recommendations.
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.
May. 26, 2022
By 2030,700 million people will be at risk of displacement due to drought. Shifting to plant-based diets is among the solutions.
May. 25, 2022
The 2022 NYIOOC has completed its annual review of the world's best extra virgin olive oils.
May. 23, 2022
The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects olive oil consumption, exports, imports and ensign stocks to decrease as well.
May. 16, 2022
Global aviation accounts for 4 percent of human-induced global warming. A reduction in flights by 2.5 percent per year would halt aviation’s contribution to further warming.
May. 10, 2022
The lamp was discovered by chance and in very good condition in an archeological excavation area at Mount Gerizim, near Nablus.
Feb. 18, 2022
Researchers are worried about the increasing phenomenon of co-occurring droughts, which are 10 times more likely now than in the previous century.
Feb. 16, 2022
Consumers in developing countries showed the most rapid increase in sustainably made foods. Developed countries experienced more modest gains.
Feb. 8, 2022
Identifying traits that allow olives to resist extreme weather events, volatile temperature changes and diseases will allow farmers to plant more resilient olive varieties in the future.
Jan. 25, 2022
Producers say they face ever-growing hardships from the effects of a global pandemic, climate change, higher production costs, market instability and a persistent lack of consumer understanding about their products.
Jan. 19, 2022
Olive oil production decreased by nearly eight percent in 2020/21 along with consumption. Both are expected to rebound during the current crop year.
Jan. 17, 2022
Growing consumption outside of the Mediterranean basin coupled with a strong 2021 harvest in Spain and weaker harvests elsewhere saw prices rise €3.00 per liter.
Jan. 17, 2022
The annual average temperature in 2021 exceeded the modern average by 0.3 ºC, scientists at Europe’s Copernicus climate change service found.