Making Olive Oil
Umbria PDO Looks to Expo and Beyond
With production off 95 percent, the new president of Umbrian PDO said the 2014 harvest showed how the region's products are "almost essential."
Olives Reach New Heights in Valtellina
One of the consequences of rising temperatures is that it's now possible to cultivate olive trees where it was previously unthinkable.
Traditional Olive Oil Production in Tunisia
Despite its rising place in the international ranking, Tunisian producers are still strongly tied to old traditions.
Calculating the Cost to Make 1 kg Olive Oil
The International Olive Council announced preliminary results of an international study to analyze the cost of producing one kilogram of olive oil.
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.
Planeta’s Cooking Secrets
The Sicilian wine and oil producers have let go of their closely-held family recipes.
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.
Project Uses Waste from Olive Oil Production to Power the Mill Itself
A European project is studying technology to convert waste from olive oil production to electricity.
Travel Notes: Magnificent Siurana
Priorat is what I can only describe as the most visually intense part of Siurana, and here I must try to curb my hyperbole. I doubt I will succeed.
Olive Oil of Oman
After twenty years of trials and researches, Oman is experiencing the first successes in olive growing.
A Merry ‘Tonda Iblea’ Harvest in Sicily
Daniele Miccione and his family had a good harvest in Buccheri, a small village in south-eastern Sicily where their award-winning Tuttotonda is born.
Could the Crisis in Italy Have Been Prevented?
2014 will go down as one of the worst years in recent history for olive oil production in Italy. One expert thinks it didn't have to be this bad.
Basilicata, Wild Olive of Southern Italy
New opportunities are coming to get to know the olive oils of Basilicata, a wild land that inspired great artists.