17 Dec

Santo Stefano inaugurates an ecological olives’ press

How can olives produce “green” electric power?? Lucchi and Guastalli, an olive oil producing firm of Santo Stefano di Magra, in Liguria’s eastern province has recently inaugurated a new kind of olive-pressing machine, which could herald a real technological revolution in the arch-shaped Italian region, noted to be the major olive-producer of Northern Italy. The […]

09 Dec

Indians take to olive oil for healthier tomorrow

With lifestyle diseases like obesity and heart trouble becoming endemic in the country, Indians are increasingly taking to olive oil as the preferred cooking medium, prompting global manufacturers to eye this growing market. According to the International Olive Council (IOC), a non-profit organisation, Indians today consume some 2,000 tonnes of olive oil per annum, but […]

06 Dec

Adopting an Olive Tree helps to protect the environment

After Nudo, an organic farm in the green hills of Umbria, Italy, proposes an unusual gift idea for Christmas: Adoption of an olive tree, a present that will help to preserve nature. The olive tree is one of the oldest cultivated plants of humanity. Since antique times it is a symbol for peace, longevity, health […]

17 Nov

Training session on Olive cultivation held

Written by syedalisafvi, Under Horticulture Technology Mission ” Standardization of Agro-Techniques for Olive” programme, a one-day training-cum-demonstration session of officers, field functionaries of Horticulture Department and progressive farmers of district Udhampur and Reasi was organized by the Scientists of Sher-I-Kashmir University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology, Jammu, here today. The Scientists who delivered lectures on […]

05 Nov

Give a live olive tree as a gift from Lindsay Olives

By Guy Keeler, You can give the symbol of peace and goodwill this holiday season — and help needy people around the world — by giving live olive trees to the green thumbs on your Christmas list. Lindsay Olives, a division of Bell-Carter Foods Inc., is offering manzanilla olive trees to gift givers through the […]