Making Olive Oil
Harvesting Under the Moon
An overnight harvesting in Italy was the occasion for a technical congress about the effect of harvest-time temperatures on olive oil.
Olive Harvest Gets Social in Italy
Olives picking has started in Italy, despite the unfavorable weather conditions, and this year much of the buzz is on the Web.
Oxitec CEO on Why Trial of its Genetically-Modified Olive Fly Should Go Ahead
Oxitec CEO Hadyn Parry said the world’s first field trial of a genetically-modified olive fly could start in Catalonia next year.
Research Institute in Chania Emerges as Greek Olive Sector Leader
The Institute for Olive Tree and Subtropical Plants has become a leader in research and education for the olive oil sector in Greece.
Spain Considers Trial Release of Genetically-Modified Olive Flies
Genetically-modified olive flies will be released in a Catalan olive grove if a field trial is approved in Spain.
Winds Blow in Bad Break for Crete
The coming olive harvest on Crete could be off as much as 60 percent after southerly winds brought unfavorable conditions at the worst time.
Olive Oil Gift Pack Gets Dieline Nod
A Madonna Dell'Olivo gift pack, designed by the NJU studio, received a merit at The Dieline Package Design Awards.
Spain’s Sierra del Moncayo Seeks Protected Designation of Origin Status
Producers from Sierra del Moncayo are nearing the final leg of their bid to register their zone as one of Spain's new olive oil PDOs.
An ‘ID’ for Apulian Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Apulia launched a project to promote its extra virgin olive oils through innovation and quality certification.
An Olive Harvest Festival in New Zealand
In Martinborough, New Zealand's an olive-themed harvest festival gave guests a tree-to-table experience.
Farga Olive Oil: A Gift from Our Ancestors
The olive trees of the Farga varietal are trees with an open and robust appearance, that provide generous harvests in good years and blossom early to offer small-medium sized olives.
Madrid Seeks the ‘Perfect’ Olive Oil
The Spanish capital has carried out tastings in shopping centers throughout the city to determine what locals consider to be best characteristics of extra virgin olive oil , all in a bid to create a new ‘super’ oil.