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The 'disaster' hitting olives and their oil

The price of olive oil could rise by as much as 60%, following a disastrous olive harvest.

The hot autumn has failed to kill off the major pest, the olive fly, causing a significant drop in the volume of olives produced.

James Reynolds inspected the damage at a farm in central Italy.

  • 07 Dec 2014
  • From the section Europe
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