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Study Predicts the Spread of Xylella Pathogen in Olive Trees

A team of ecologists at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) in the UK have released a study in which they constructed a scientific model which may be able to predict how Xylella fastidiosa will spread. Study Predicts the Spread of Xylella Pathogen in Olive Trees  
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Olive Tree is second non-ash species found vulnerable to emerald ash borer

Last fall, researchers at Wright State University announced they had found that emerald ash borer can develop from larvae to adulthood on a species of olive tree. Today, that study is published online in the Journal of Economic Entomology.
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ULM pharmacy researchers link olive oil to preventing cancer, Alzheimer’s

In the summer of 1965, a team of researchers at the University of Florida formulated a carbohydrate-electrolyte beverage to help their football players cope with heat and heat-related illnesses. Since the university football team is the Florida Gators, they named the breakthrough thir
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Food Integrity: Organised crime and Italian authenticity

Why the food sector attracts organised crime groups, protecting authentic Italian products and an added company to the project were highlights of the Food Integrity conference last week.
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Winners revealed: find out who won at the NutraiIngredients Awards 2017!

Leading members of the functional foods, supplements and healthy nutrition industry gathered in Geneva to celebrate huge successes … and find out who won out in the battle to become a winner of the NutriIngredients Awards 2017. Go to the Ingredient of The Year – Heart Health winner; a
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Olive waste can be used to make effective building materials

Waste from the olive oil industry like olive stone ash, ground olive stones, and sludge from pomace oil extraction can be used as effective secondary raw materials in the making of clay bricks and cement paste. Olive Waste Can Be Used to Make Effective Building Materials  
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Portugal’s skyrocketing olive oil industry

Over the last decade, Portugal has quadrupled its production of olive oil and tripled its volume of exports. The figures represent a radical shift in the country’s olive oil industry, effectively bringing an end to its olive oil imports and making it the fourth-largest exporter of the
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2017 Sydney Royal Fine Food Show

  Entries are now open for the spring season of the 2017 Sydney Royal Fine Food Show, which includes the Olive Oil categories. Sydney Royal medals provide both peer recognition and substantial marketing benefits, with the accolades recognised by consumers and across retail and fo
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2017 ONZ Certification now open

All ONZ grower members should now have received Certification documentation and submissions are now open. Don’t miss the opportunity to have your oil wear the trusted OliveMark quality guarantee. Documentation is also available here, along with more information on ONZ Certification.
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