Making Olive Oil
Umbrian Leaders Seek Action for ‘Huge Damages’ to Region’s Growers
Umbria's olive oil production will suffer a dramatic loss, that in some areas could reach 80 percent.
Umbrian Farmers Find Little to Celebrate
Umbrian farmers are in no mood to celebrate this year's dismal harvest. Many will simply leave the olives to rot on their trees.
Sierra de Cazorla Cooperative Gaining Worldwide Acclaim
When Joanna Pope first tasted Dehesa de la Sabina in New York, she knew she needed to introduce the Spanish Picual to her fellow Brits.
Umbrian Mills Open their Doors
From 1 to 30 November, olive oil mills in the beautiful region of Umbria in Central Italy will open for the annual Frantoi Aperti event.
Croatian Olive Growers Face a Disappointing Harvest
The olive harvest has started earlier than usual in the Croatian olive-growing regions of Istria and Dalmatia, bringing disappointing yields.
Ruinous Floods in Liguria Add to Poor Outlook for Italian Production
Damaging floods in Liguria are adding to a rough year for Italian olive oil farmers, resulting in a drop in production and rising prices.
Finding Where One Umbrian Producer Leaves the Biggest Footprint
Storing olive oil frozen and air freight had the largest environmental impact of one producer in Umbria, in a recent case study.
University Patents New Extraction Method
Dry ice is added to the olives before they are pressed, causing water molecules inside the fruit to freeze, increasing yield.
California’s Olive Oil Time Warp
Thanks to their new self-imposed regulations, California olive oil producers are already partying like it's 2015.
Catching Up with Bill Sanders
The self-proclaimed olive oil evangelist who used to pitch Tunisian olive oil now hits the road for his own growing brand.
Olive Oil Byproducts Used to Improve Properties of Foods
Research reveals new uses for olive oil production byproducts that can improve the quality of other foods down the line.
UC Davis Master Milling Course to Squeeze Out Another Day
The expanded, four-day course will train people to be exceptional olive oil producers through world-class instruction on the nuances of the craft.
Mastro Receives Dieline Nod
A new package design for Mastro extra virgin olive oil was featured on design blog The Dieline.