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For centuries olive oil was considered an important exchange "currency" in many societies and today it is an indispensable ingredient in Mediterranean gastronomy.

It can be used in may ways...

Consumer’s association Proteste is warning that five brands of “Portuguese olive oil” sold by Brazilian companies are not fit for human consumption.

The brands are sold under the labels...

The country’s economic results may be lukewarm, but when it comes to olive oil production, Portugal has made leaps and bounds, registering “a historic maximum” for the years 2014 to 2015 “only...

Portuguese olive oils win 24 medals in Japan

Portuguese olive oils were among the stars of this year’s Olive Japan competition, winning 24 medals at what is considered “one of the world’s premier olive oil contests”.

Portugal was the...

Olive oil to cost more as production worldwide slumps

The cost of olive oil in Portugal is set to rise as throughout the world harvests have been registering “significant falls”.

Bearer of the bad news was Mariana Matos, secretary-general of...

International success for Jóia do Sul olive oil

Award || Jóia do Sul, a small company owned by a couple based in Albufeira, has seen its extra virgin olive oil ‘Herdade Jóia do Sul’ win a ‘Prestige Gold’ medal at the International Olive Oil...

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