olive harvesting News

  • Olive growing in Saudi Arabia

    A delegation of representatives of the Saudi olive growing sector was received on 7 October by various officials of the IOC Executive Secretariat, including the Executive Director, the Deputy Directors, the Head of the Department of Research & Development and Environment and the Head of the Promotion Unit. Mr Aboabat, the CEO of the company Al-Watania and Mr Sahbi Mahjoub from the Agromillora ...

  • Pieralisi Group at the X Conference of the Spanish olive oil

    On 19th November at Pedro Larumbe Restaurant in Madrid, about 200 entrepreneurs and people working in the sector got together in the Tenth Conference of Spanish olive oil organized by Alcuza magazine to analyze the actual situation in the olive sector, from the production to marketing and export. All manufacturers and bottlers considered necessary to avoid sharp fluctuations in ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • Countries celebrate World Olive Day with IOC grants

    In order to bring the IOC closer to its member countries and increase the visibility of the Organisation, on 2 September the Executive Secretariat published a call for proposals for grants to co-finance celebrations of World Olive Day (26 November) in IOC member countries. The idea is to set up an annual celebration of World Olive Day across all member countries, through simultaneous events ...

  • Tenuta Piantatella Oil Wins the “Biol Novello” Prize

    "Tenuta Piantatella Oil" is the winner of "Biol Novello", the prologue of the new edition of the Biol Prize, the international event for the best organic extra virgin olive oil. The award is a small "preview" of the work of the official Panel event which has also awarded certificates to the best new olive oils from about fifty producers, despite the poor harvest. In second place ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • Great success of Pieralisi Group at Expoliva

    Marvelous turnout at Expoliva, the worldwide reference point exhibition of the olive oil sector held from 6th to 9th May in Jaen, Spain. According to the last estimates, more than fifty thousand people visited this edition of Expoliva with a stop at Pieralisi Group’s booth that, in a 400 square meters surface, exhibited different types of machineries. Among ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • Basic food crops dangerously vulnerable

    In the case of wheat, for instance, as a deadly new strain of Black Stem Rust devastates harvests across Africa and Arabia, and threatens the staple food supply of a billion people from Egypt to Pakistan, the areas where potentially crop and life-saving remnant wild wheat relatives grow are only minimally protected. “Our basic food plants have always been vulnerable to attack from new strains of ...

  • CJP updates State- of-the- Art Technology for Creating Jojoba Farms

    Jojoba is one of the finest cosmetic ingredients in the world. Its excellent inherent emolliency, moisturization and oxidative stability properties rank it as one of the top cosmetic lipid materials, natural or synthetic, in use today. Jojoba is sourced from the seeds of Simmondsia chinensis, which is a woody, evergreen, desert shrub being grown in Desert of India. Jojoba seeds are a dark, ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • New Holland Agriculture Sponsors Climate Action Campaign

    New Holland Agriculture announced today that it will be a Gold Sponsor of the Climate Action Networking Reception, hosted by Climate Action in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the South African government in Durban on December 2, 2011. The reception will be the premier destination for senior officials from UNEP, non-governmental organisations and heads of ...


    By Marketwire

  • US-Japan deal could lead to more organic options

    The United States and Japan have agreed to make it easier to import each other's organic products, the latest step in a global effort that could give consumers access to more - and cheaper - organic food. The Agriculture Department announced an agreement Thursday between the United States and Japan that will allow organic ...


    By Associated Press

  • Maintaining food crop diversity: an interview with Gary Paul Nabhan

    Guest author Fred Bahnson interviewed Gary Paul Nabhan, a lecturer, food and farming advocate, folklorist, and conservationist who lives and farms in the U.S. Southwest. Nabhan discusses his new book, the future of agriculture, and how 1,400-year-old Lebanese farming techniques influence his land ethic. Tell me about your latest book, Where Our Food Comes From-Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

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