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Italian Production Reaches Record Low

Italian Production Reaches Record Low | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The Institute of Services for the Agricultural and Food Market (ISMEA) has released the final olive oil production figures for Italy, which estimated that 175,000 tons were produced in the 2018/19 harvest season — the lowest output since 1990.
Representing a 59.2-percent decrease compared to last year, Italian olive oil production has hit a historic low. Ismea’s initial estimate was revised down by 10,000 tons after the harvest season had officially ended and all the production declarations were gathered by the Italian Agricultural Payments Agency.

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European production of olive oil stands at 2.25 million tons until April

European production of olive oil stands at 2.25 million tons until April | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
2019/28/05 - European production of olive oil has stood at 2,250,102 tons until April, according to the latest data from the European Commission (EC). In the case of Spain, production reaches 1,780,907 tons, while in Italy it stands at 17,353 t.

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Charges Dropped Against Scientists in Lecce Xylella Case

Charges Dropped Against Scientists in Lecce Xylella Case | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Researchers and officials who were charged in 2015 have been acquitted but are still blamed for omissions and mismanagement. Part of the investigation will be continued by prosecutors in Bari.

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Scarti olio oliva soluzione naturale per farmaci e alimenti 

Scarti olio oliva soluzione naturale per farmaci e alimenti  | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Dagli scarti dell'olio di oliva arrivano novità per l'industria alimentare e farmaceutica. Lo evidenziano alcuni risultati intermedi della ricerca di sei Università italiane, capofila l'Ateneo di Bari, con il progetto "Sos" (Sustainability of the Olive-oil System), finanziato da dieci fondazioni bancarie (Ager) con 7 milioni nel triennio 2018-2021.

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Scientists Map Risk of Exposure to Xylella

Scientists Map Risk of Exposure to Xylella | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
The study showed that southern Spain and other temperate locations between 40 and 50 degrees latitude are at the greatest risk for the spread of Xylella fastidiosa.
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L'olive noire au cœur d'un conflit économique entre l'Europe et les Etats-Unis

L'olive noire au cœur d'un conflit économique entre l'Europe et les Etats-Unis | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
États-Unis versus Union Européenne : suite ! En jeu cette fois : les olives. Depuis le mois d’août 2018, les olives européennes sont taxées à l’entrée aux États-Unis… entre 7 et 27%. « Les Européens exportent des olives de table
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Al Jouf, the largest modern olive grove in the world

Al Jouf, the largest modern olive grove in the world | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
2019/05/02 -The famous Guinness Book, the Bible of records, says so. With a total of 7,335 ha. of modern olive groves, the olive farm of Al Jouf (Saudi Arabia) is the largest in the world on a single border. An extension that will foreseeably double in 2030, when production could reach 100,000 t. of extra virgin olive
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Millenary Olive Seeds Found in Important Archeological Site in Turkey

Millenary Olive Seeds Found in Important Archeological Site in Turkey | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

A valuable collection of dozens of olive seeds was discovered inside layers dating back 4,000 years during an archeological excavation in Oylum Höyük, an historical mound located in a fertile plain in Kilis province in Southeastern Turkey, which is considered one of the biggest of its kind in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.
The excavations revealed not only these millenary olive seeds but also basaltic grinding stones presumed to be used to produce olive oil.

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Spain's Olive Oil Sector Launches Ambitious Research on Xylella

Spain's Olive Oil Sector Launches Ambitious Research on Xylella | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The Spanish Olive Oil Interprofessional association has partnered with several institutions to complete an ambitious research project that will study how to control and eradicate Xylella fastidiosa, an emerging pathogen that has become one of the olive oil sector’s main concerns.
Spain’s National Institution for Research and Agrarian Food Technology (INIA) is collaborating with the Interprofessional in the effort.

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Research Examines Functional Ingredients in Olive Pomace

Research Examines Functional Ingredients in Olive Pomace | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
New uses and benefits of olive pomace paste are explored in NUDACE, a Spanish research project that focuses on the obtention of nutraceuticals and functional ingredients from olives, with a view to helping fight degenerative processes associated to aging.
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Guerra commerciale tra Ue e Usa, la polemica sulle olive 

Guerra commerciale tra Ue e Usa, la polemica sulle olive  | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Il 24 luglio gli Stati Uniti decideranno se applicare una tariffa doganale al 45% sulle olive spagnole, accusate di dumping per i sussidi agricoli che l'olivicoltura riceve da Bruxelles, giudicati però regolari dall'Organizzazione mondiale del commercio
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Researchers Convert Olive Mill Wastewater for Practical Uses

Researchers Convert Olive Mill Wastewater for Practical Uses | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Research has discovered how to reduce the detrimental effect of olive oil mill wastewater on the environment.
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Olive Oil Times – News, Reviews and Discussion

Olive Oil Times – News, Reviews and Discussion | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
In the last month Italy has been affected by a heat wave so intense that the Ministry of Health issued warnings for several cities including Ancona, Cagliari, Frosinone, Campobasso, Latina, Perugia, Pescara and Rieti where “high-risk conditions lasting three or more days” saw temperatures up to 39°C (102.2°F).
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Study Finds Olives Grown at Higher Altitudes Yield Better Quality Oils

Study Finds Olives Grown at Higher Altitudes Yield Better Quality Oils | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

A recent study by Jerash University, in Jordan, has found that olives cultivated at higher elevations yield higher quality oils that those cultivated at lower elevations.
The researchers compared oils produced at 750 feet below sea level, in the Jordan Valley, with those produced at 1,600, 2,230 and 2,580 meters above sea level in Al-Subaihi, Kufaranja and Madaba, respectively.

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L’Olivier, une revue dédiée à l’huile d’olive algérienne

L’Olivier, une revue dédiée à l’huile d’olive algérienne | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
La revue «L’Olivier», dont le numéro 1 vient de paraître, est exclusivement dédiée à la culture millénaire de l’oléiculture en Algérie. Derrière ce projet unique et novateur, Samir Gana, le directeur de publication qui affirme dans l’éditorial que la revue «est une suite logique de tout le travail que nous avons accompli pour la promotion …

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Expertos internacionales analizarán en Córdoba las perspectivas de futuro del olivar mediterráneo

Expertos internacionales analizarán en Córdoba las perspectivas de futuro del olivar mediterráneo | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Así, en la reunión intervendrán expertos como Abdellatif Ghedira, director ejecutivo del Consejo Oleícola Internacional (COI); Pascual Navarro, director general de Coordinación del Mercado Interior y otras Políticas Comunitarias del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación; y José Luis Sáenz, vocal asesor de la Secretaría General de Agricultura y Alimentación del Ministerio Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación (MAPA).

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L'Egitto vuole investire in olivicoltura con piano da 100 milioni di piante

L'Egitto vuole investire in olivicoltura con piano da 100 milioni di piante | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Illustrate le opportunità di investimento per gli imprenditori stranieri che intendano aprire nuove collaborazioni con il Paese. L’Egitto in questo momento ha la presidenza di turno del Consiglio Oleicolo Internazionale che garantirà supporto tecnico

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Europe steps up fight to stop deadly olive tree disease | Euronews

Europe steps up fight to stop deadly olive tree disease | Euronews | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
In this episode of Futuris, Euronews' Julian Gomez travels to Italy to look at a European research project that's attempting to find a cure for the deadly olive tree disease Xylella Fastidiosa.
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France: une belle récolte d'huile d'olive attendue en 2018/2019

France: une belle récolte d'huile d'olive attendue en 2018/2019 | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
La production française d'huile d'olive est attendue à environ 5.600 tonnes pour la campagne 2018/2019, plus importante que prévu selon l'association française interprofessionnelle de l'oliv
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Greek Producers Report Poor Harvest for Quantity, Quality

Greek Producers Report Poor Harvest for Quantity, Quality | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
After a bad harvest, olive farmers and oil producers may not be able to receive compensation. However, small producers have a chance to shine in a depleted field of competitors.
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The Olive Tree in the Mediterranean Area: A Mirror of the Tradition and the Biotechnological Innovation

The Olive Tree in the Mediterranean Area: A Mirror of the Tradition and the Biotechnological Innovation | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
2018/12/11 - The publisher Nova Science Publishers has published 'Olive Tree in the Mediterranean Area: A Mirror of the Tradition and the Biotechnological Innovation', a new book that reviews the historical roots of olive oil, its traditional and innovative production techniques, its varieties or management
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Maltempo sull'Italia, danni record all'olivicoltura 

Maltempo sull'Italia, danni record all'olivicoltura  | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Danni ingenti si registrano non solo sulle olive, spazzate via dal forte vento, ma anche sugli ulivi con migliaia di piante sradicate o spezzate. Una situazione critica in una stagione che, secondo le stime, dovrebbe far registrare un calo record della produzione nazionale del 38%
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Grecia trabaja para llegar a las 100.000 tn de aceite de oliva exportadas

Grecia trabaja para llegar a las 100.000 tn de aceite de oliva exportadas | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

El sector se ha unido para elaborar una estrategia para pasar de una exportación anual de 40.000 toneladas a 100.000.

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New Turkish taste for coffee lovers: Olive coffee

New Turkish taste for coffee lovers: Olive coffee | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

A research and development company in Balıkesir's Edremit that focused on olives and various herbal essences for the past 15 years has started producing a new product, olive coffee. Speaking at a press conference, company owner Faruk Durukan said they carefully process the olives before fermentation to preserve their antioxidants and other health benefits, which later led to the creation of natural olive coffee.

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EVOO Literary Prize Honors Ranieri Filo Della Torre

EVOO Literary Prize Honors Ranieri Filo Della Torre | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The Italian association of women entrepreneurs and olive oil producers, Pandolea announced the second edition of an international literary contest Ranieri Filo della Torre based on the theme of olive oil and olive tree.

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