Making Olive Oil
Going Organic in Andalusia
On a recent, very rainy trip to Andalusia I visited Almazara Caseria de la Virgen, an organic olive farm and mill near Alomartes.
Tasting Fresh Olive Oils in Italy
In Italy the olive picking season has started, with a different schedule for every region and the olive mills are working at full capacity.
Origins of Georgia’s Newborn Olive Oil Industry
It may have been a perfect convergence of conditions that led to the beginning of Georgia’s new olive oil industry.
Cyprus Moves Beyond Bulk
Every fall, just like his neighbors in his Cypriot village of Kivissili, Michalis Chrisidou dusts off a pair of clear plastic tanks to carry freshly pressed olive oil to last him the next few months.
The Hojiblanca varietal is capable of adapting to extremes in which other varietals cannot always guarantee their own survival.
Spanish Olive Oil Under Constant Threat from Climate Change
Spanish olive oil production has doubled in the last ten years, but climate change may mean a setback for the global production leader.
An Interview with Maximiliano Arteaga Blanco
His young company has become an international benchmark offering services designed to help olive oil producers achieve the best quality.
How Terra Creta Makes and Markets Olive Oil
"Sometimes you just need good ideas instead of an awful lot of money." Terra Creta export manager Fotis Sousalis
Olive Farming in India’s Rajasthan Rolls On
In it's fourth year, an olive cultivation project in Rajasthan, India is progressing nicely with oil yield testing within the target range.
More Organic Olive Groves in Andalusia
In 2011 there were 21 percent more organic olive groves than the previous year in the world's leading olive oil production region.
‘Eye-Opening’ Milling Course at UC Davis
A three day course at the Olive Center that took a comprehensive look at all aspects of olive oil processing.
Two More Greek Regions Apply for Olive Oil PDOs
A 'Protected Designation of Origin' label signals the verified quality of extra virgin olive oil and it is a prize pursued by many oil producing regions of Greece.