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29 Oct 2020

Category: NEWS

NEWS

Amanda Bailey (out of the olive season) is a Moto Mum!!

Amanda Bailey is an Industry Advocate who inspires and empowers Olive Growers, Producers, Consumers, Executive Chefs and Media about the virtues of Olives and Olive Oil.  Amanda is also the founder of The Olive Centre and focuses on delivering equipment, machinery and advice to thousands…

BUSINESS

Anatolia’s oldest known olive oil press found in Antalya

The oldest olive oil press in Anatolia has been discovered in the ancient city of Lyrboton Kome in Antalya, but archaeologists have expressed special excitement at revelations that many of the olive oil facilities and the town itself was founded by a woman. “We are…

BUSINESS

Olive Oil, Cornerstone of the Ikarian Diet

Centenarians of Ikaria might not know the countless ways olive oil can improve their health, they just know it works. It could be a long time until you’ll see a bottle of Ikarian olive oil at your local store: Production is small and the locals…

BUSINESS

In Puglia, Nearly Every Family Makes Its Own Olive Oil

A drive down the winding highways of Puglia, in the boot heel of Italy, passes through endless groves of olive trees. We zipped up and down the coast from one beautiful town to another, from Bari’s urban center to the rocky shores of Polignano a…

HEALTH

Is American Olive Oil About to Have Its Moment?

In 1976 the wine industry changed forever when a vintage from California was judged superior to its European counterparts. The same thing might be about to happen to olive oil. On a Sunday morning in Rome, a couple dozen locals gather in an orchard of…

NEWS

Are Olive Seeds the Next Superfood?

Spanish olive company Grupo Olayo is pioneering new uses for previously discarded olive byproducts by extracting seeds from olive pits using special optical sorting technology, for possible pharmaceutical, food and cosmetic applications. The company, based in Spain’s Jaèn region, was founded just five years ago…

BUSINESS

US company acquires Turkish olive oil and seed firm

U.S. agricultural products trader Bunge has moved to increase its presence in Turkey with the acquisition of olive oil and seed oil producer Ana Gıda. Ana Gıda is the owner of Komili, the market leading olive oil brand in Turkey with a retail market share…

BUSINESS

King’s Olive Oil named Small Business of Year

King’s Olive Oil of Gadsden on Friday was named Alabama Small Business of the Year in the 1-10 employee category during the annual Business Council of Alabama and Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama meeting in Birmingham. King’s, located at 618 Broad St,, was chosen…

BUSINESS

What Does Extra Virgin Olive Oil Do to Our Arteries?

The relative paralysis of our arteries for hours after eating fast food and cheesecake may also occur after consuming olive oil. Olive oil was found to have the same impairment to endothelial function as high-fat foods like sausage and egg breakfast sandwiches. (See my video…

BUSINESS

Oliduero To Increase Olive Oil Production By 75%

Spanish company Oliduero is expecting to produce 70,000 half litre bottles of premium extra virgin olive oil this year, increasing production volumes by 75% compared to 2015. As reported by interempresas.net, the company has over 100 hectares of traditional olive tree plantations plus 12 hectares of organic olive trees….