13 Mar

UCDAVIS: Olive-Growing Short Course Offers International Perspectives

Olive experts from the United States, Spain and Italy will teach the latest techniques in growing olives for commercial olive-oil production during an April 18-19 public short-course coordinated by the UC Davis Olive Center. The course, to be held in Lodi, will begin Friday, April 18, with an update on olive-oil production in the United […]

24 Feb

Pakistan and Greece to sign MoU for olive oil production

EDITED TO AVOID ANY CONFUSION BETWEEN OLIVES101 AND THE AUTHOR Pakistan and Greece are likely to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in olive cultivation and olive oil production. According to the information reaching Trade Development Authority (TDAP) here on Saturday, MINFAL has already accepted the draft of the MoU which has now […]

26 Jan

Turkish Olive oil sector aims for Asia

To increase foreign trade, the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) is preparing some overseas publicity activities for all sectors, particularly olive and olive oil. China and India are the priority targets for the advertising campaigns, TİM Chairman Oğuz Satıcı said midweek at a press conference held by olive and olive oil sector representatives at the Foreign […]

14 Jan

UC Davis Launches New Olive Oil Center

Hoping to do for olives and olive oil what it has done for grapes and wine, the University of California, Davis, today launched the first university-based olive research and education center in North America. Plans for the new UC Davis Olive Center, which is part of the university’s Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food […]

23 Nov

Turkish Olive producers move toward trademarks

The president of the Olive and Olive Oil Union has said their long-term target is to use only trademarked products in their export operations. Olive and Olive Oil Union President Cahit Çetin spoke with the Anatolia news agency yesterday. He said his union is number one in Turkey for the export of packaged olive products, […]