Wednesday, December 05, 2012
December 5, 2012 Olive trees symbolize peace and freedom for the Palestinian people, but the economic realities of living in the West Bank are making it harder than ever to cultivate and harvest this traditional food source.
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
September 25, 2012 Greek businessmen say the country has never managed to properly market its prized olive oil. They say many of the country's business practices will have to change if it is to become a player on the world market.
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Thursday, June 16, 2011
June 16, 2011 French researchers found an association between liberal use of olive oil and a lower risk of stroke for elderly people. The findings suggest consumption of the oil could have a health benefit, but the claim needs to be proved in more rigorous study, other researchers say.