Archive for the 'Europe | U.K' Category

09 Apr

Pakistan: Italians keen to invest in olive oil production

Italian investors are keen to invest in olive oil production in Pakistan, said Italian Ambassador Vincenzo Prati while addressing the National Conference on “Olive oil Production in Pakistan: result and way forward” at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) on Wednesday. He said there was a dire need to establish interaction between […]

09 Apr

Olive oil protects against heart attack, stroke

Portuguese researchers have identified a vital component of olive oil that gives greatest protection from heart attack and stroke. Lead researcher Fatima Paiva-Martins from University of Porto has discovered an antioxidant called DHPEA-EDA that protects red blood cells from damage more than any other part of olive oil. “These findings provide the scientific basis for […]

09 Apr

SOS Cuetara to sell Dante olive oil brand for EUR34m

Food group SOS Cuetara has agreed to sell its olive oil brand Dante and the other brands of its Minerva Oli unit to Italian sector player Mataluni for some EUR34m (USD45.6m). The transaction, scheduled for completion in July, is in line with SOS Cuetara’s disinvestment programme. Dante has annual sales of some 10 million litres […]

04 Apr

Greek festival to Promotes Olive Oil and Olives from Greece

The 3rd edition of the largest Greek festival dedicated to olive oil and olives will take place in the Peace and Friendship Stadium in Piraeus near Athens between April 10 and 12. The Olive Oil and Olives Festival serves as both a meeting point for those involved in the whole production process, as well as […]

03 Apr

SOS Cuetara to sell Dante Olive Oil and Minerva Oli to Mataluni

Spanish food group SOS Cuetara has agreed to sell its olive oil brand Dante and the other brands of its Minerva Oli unit to Italian sector player Mataluni for some EUR34m (US$45.6m) The transaction, scheduled for completion in July, is in line with SOS Cuetara’s disinvestment programme. Dante has annual sales of some 10 million […]