Making Olive Oil
Marche Hosts 12th Exhibition of Italian Monovarietals
The exhibition enhances the value of Italian olive biodiversity and characterizes the oils obtained from the huge selection of Italian native cultivars.
Upstart Albea Blanca Strikes Gold
In its first year, Albea Blanca has managed to produce four of the world's best olive oils.
EVOO Awards Stir Competitive Spirit in Greece
Despite the bleak economic outlook for Greece these days, the future looks bright for producers who strive for quality.
Organic Farmers Cautiously Optimistic
Organic olive oil producers in Italy say they are hopeful that painful lessons learned and the cycle of nature will lead to a better harvest ahead.
Slow Food Launches First Olive Oil ‘Presidium’
Slow Food has launched the first "presidium" to promote the environmental, health and economic value of Italian extra virgin olive oil.
From France, an Olive Oil with Yuzu
Mauro Colagreco and Karim Djekhar have developed an olive oil made with yuzu fruit.
New Faces Among the Old Trees of an Award-Winning Buccheri Cooperative
Two sons of the founders of the Agrestis cooperative in Buccheri are bringing new energy to the home of some of the world's best olive oils.
Rajasthan Studies Viability of Olive Leaf Tea
The government of the Indian state of Rajasthan is exploring the possibility of producing tea with the leaves of the olive tree.
Drought Rages On in California
While golf courses and cemetery lawns go brown and cars get dirty, no cutbacks were imposed on the huge agriculture industry.
EU Approves Measures to Combat Xf
The European Union (EU) has approved reinforced measures proposed by the European Commission to prevent the spread of Xylella fastidiosa.
New Technology to Recycle Wastewater
By using the new water recycling system olive producers use up to 90 percent less water, a major benefit for the environment.
‘Diffuser’ System Irrigates Tunisian Olive Trees from the Bottom Up
An innovative water-saving irrigation system developed in Tunisia is providing a viable solution to drought situations experienced by olive producers.
Olive Tree Felling Starts in Apulia Amid Protests
The destruction of the trees follows a controversial proposal to cut down 11 million olive trees to contain the spread of the deadly bacterium.