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Séka Hills Olive Oil – C&I Magazine

Taking a gamble on olive oil paid off for one Native American tribe.<p>The flavors are strong this year,” says Jim Etters, director of land management …

Native Americans

Liquid gold: why the best olive oil is made by wine producers

There are two smells that take me back through a wormhole in time to Florence, 1992: the whiff of Vespa diesel on a hot street and the pungent (and rarely found) scent of good, fresh olive oil.<p>The last time it happened I was in a neon-lit, air-conditioned conference hall in Blenheim, New Zealand, …

Italian Food

Olive Oil Fraud: What's Really in the Bottle in Your Kitchen?

Unless you survive solely on a diet of dinners out and Seamless deliveries, it’s likely your kitchen cabinet is stocked with at least one bottle of olive oil — and there’s a good chance it’s "extra-virgin." The first pressing of the olive harvest is generally regarded as the most desirable thanks …

Italy’s top ten PDO-protected olive oils

Luciana Squadrilli introduces us to the world of Italian olive oil and sheds some light on ten EU-protected varieties.<p>Italy is the word's second …

Manassas Olive Oil customers go green, save green with refills

Did you know you can return and refill your old olive oil and balsamic vinegar bottles for a discount, and go green at the same time?<p>Manassas Olive …

The Olive Oil Scam: If 80% Is Fake, Why Do You Keep Buying It?

It’s reliably reported that 80% of the Italian olive oil on the market is fraudulent. Some experts think that percentage is an exaggeration. Others believe that the bigger problem is poor quality olive oil, deliberately mislabeled as virgin or extra virgin.<p>In any case, it’s likely that when you buy …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

McDonald’s is now testing mobile ordering in the US

A good day to love prescheduled fast food<p>McDonald’s is now letting some mobile app users in Washington and California place their orders before actually getting to a restaurant location. With mobile ordering, customers place their orders ahead of time, go to a McDonald’s, check in, and pay through …

Twitter hack fills high-profile accounts with Nazi references

Hackers litter Twitter with a message referring to diplomatic scuffles between Turkey and two European countries.<p>A wide-ranging hack filled high-profile Twitter accounts with Nazi slogans on Wednesday.<p>The hack sent out tweets from the accounts. The tweets depicted a swastika and hashtags referring …

5.8-Inch iPhone Said to Have Curved Display, But Not as Curved as Galaxy S7 Edge

Apple's widely rumored 5.8-inch iPhone will feature a curved OLED display, although the curvature will be gentler than Samsung's Galaxy S7 Edge, according to Japanese website <i>Nikkei Asian Review</i>.<p>The curve will be gentler than screens in Samsung's Galaxy S7 Edge handsets. This is partly due to the …

As Trump Targets NAFTA, Car Industry Aims to Roll With the Changes

Auto executives say they can adapt to taxes or other curbs on imports, even as industry advocates insist such moves will dent sales and eat into profit.<p>President Donald Trump, traveling to Detroit Wednesday to say his administration will reopen a review of fuel-economy targets, has threatened to …

Donald Trump

Trump paid $38 million in income taxes in 2005, the White House says

President Trump paid $38 million in federal taxes in 2005 on income of $153 million and reported a $105 million write-down in business losses, according to a copy of his tax return first revealed Tuesday night.<p>Trump paid an effective tax rate of 24 percent and saved millions of dollars in …

Donald Trump