In a press release, the French minister of agriculture has announced the publication of the results of a report on Xylella fastidiosa in Corsica. The report was finalized following an expert mission to the French island which had beenannounced by the ministry in July.
The mission was made up of an expert from the ministry’s Directorate General on Food Safety, as well as four advisors in entomology and bacteriology from the National Institute for Agronomical Research.
A recent study suggests a diet rich in olive oil can have a positive effect on the development of the unborn child and may also be beneficial through her adult life.
The results demonstrate the popularity of olive oil as a staple shopping item for consumers around the world. September 25, 2015 CRISIS IN GREECE:
Greek olive oil producers consider the upcoming harvest and the way the political and economic situation may affect their industry after the country’s latest elections. September 25, 2015
A small New York conference offered retailers and distributors pointers on managing risk and improving profits in the olive oil business.
The report confirmed plants to be infected by Xylella fastidiosa and citrus plants are not at risk from the particular strain.
A proposed increase in Tunisia's quota will be damaging to the Italian sector, according to a farmers' group.
Stratis Camatsos focuses on high-quality extra virgin organic olive oil production and environmental projects with his new brand, evo3.
The American Oil Chemists' Society anointed 9 panels on its annual list of top tasters.