Tuscan olive groves everywhere are abuzz with movement as the 2011 harvest kicks off.
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Italy, especially, remains the biggest producer of high quality olive oil, Tuscany is one of the most important olive oil regions.
Olive oil has been constantly present as an indispensable element of nutrition and social survival in all Mediterranean cultures for four millennia, and probably longer. The archaeological evidence of prehistoric oil lamps shows that long before proper comestible oil had been perfected by about 2000 Before Our Era, the rude greasy muck extracted by pre-agricultural [...]