Filippo Berio and Bertolli Distributors Face Class Action over Olive Oil Quality
Two class action suits were filed in California against the importers of the most popular brands of Italian olive oils.
Production Unit Opens in Kilis, Turkey
An organic olive oil production unit will offer employment possibilities to the recently settled Syrian refugees.
California Olive Ranch Acquires Lucini Italia
The largest American olive oil producer, announced its acquisition of Lucini Italia, a producer and importer of Italian extra virgin olive oils.
California’s ‘We Olive’ Opens in Brooklyn
California-based olive oil retailer We Olive has opened its first East Coast franchise in the Brooklyn, New York neighborhood of Boerum Hill.
Texas Olive Farmers Elect Leaders
Texas olive oils reached a milestone when growers elected their first board of directors to help advocate for the booming industry.
Confiscated Olive Oil Co. Allegedly Run by Imprisoned Crime Boss
More than €20 million of assets have been confiscated in a scandal over the Sicilian Mafia's management of a large olive oil company.
A Plan to ‘Relaunch’ Umbrian EVOO
Umbrian officials presented a project to expand efforts to promote local olive oil during a meeting attended by stakeholders.
After the Olive Fruit Fly and Bacterial Blight, the Dreaded Starling
There is little relief in this "Black Year" for Italian olive oil with challenges seeming to come from every direction.
Project in Algeria Turns Byproducts into Compost
A study has examined how oil mills in central Algeria can make use of olive oil production byproducts by transforming them into compost.
California’s ‘Rainpocalypse’ Good News for State’s Olive Oil Producers
From one extreme to the other, California farmers are hoping a "biblical rain" will bring relief from this year's historic drought.
Turkey Fears Backlash in Local and Foreign Markets with Higher Prices
Producers worry that higher prices might cause local consumers and buyers in foreign markets to stay away from Turkish olive oil.
Olive Farmers in Tunisia Lament Price Drop Despite Climb in Oil Prices
The union of farmers in Sfax, Tunisia called for swift action to regulate the export price of olives.