Making Olive Oil
Athens Hosts Eleotechnia Mediterranean Exhibition of Olive and Olive Oil
Over one hundred companies focused on olive oil and edible olive production in Greece gathered at the Eleotechnia Mediterranean Exhibition of Olive and Olive Oil in Athens.
Olive Farming Blooms in India’s Desert State
Gideon Peleg is the Israeli technical manager overseeing olive cultivation in Rajasthan. The first commercial yield from the Indo-Israel joint venture is expected this year.
Rise in Tourism Forces Upgrades in Greek Olive Oil Mills
Olive oil producers in Messinia are being forced to change to two-phase production systems and to stop disposing organic matter along the region's famous coastline.
In Lucca, Biodynamic and Organic Farming Make a Bit of Magic
Giuseppe Ferrua hand-picks his olives at just the right day of the lunar cycle to maximize the amount of liquid they contain. “Some people say we’re witches.”
Lack of Farm Workers in Argentina Weakens Vulnerable Olive Oil Industry
Cultivation in Cuyo is expected to grow 40 percent, but half of this green gold will never make it to store shelves. There are simply not enough workers to harvest the olives.
Heavy Rains and High Hopes for Australian Olive Oil This Season
Even with heavy rains, cooler temperatures are likely to improve the fatty acid profiles and intensity of most organoleptic attributes, according to Leandro Ravetti of Modern Olives.
Andalusia Conference on the Future of Traditional Olive Oil Production
Representatives from Spain’s Ministry of Rural and Marine Environment (MARM) met in Jaén this week to discuss the many challenges facing the country’s traditional olive oil industry.
Now Playing: Smartphones and Greek Olive Oil Production
A new promotional video produced by the consulting firm foodstandard for a Greek agricultural union is a stunning presentation of modern olive oil production.
‘Artisanal’ Olive Oil Producers Meet in Rome to Talk Strategy
Everyone seemed to agree that differentiation from mass-market brands was key, and it would take a long time and a lot of hard work for high quality olive oil to garner the price it deserves.
Designing Better Olive Oil through Genetic Mapping
Spanish scientists say they have pioneered a genetic map of the olive and isolated genes pivotal to the production of more profitable, higher quality and even healthier olive oil.
Izmir Hosts First Olive Oil Technology Fair
The Olivetech Olive Oil and Technology Fair took place in Izmir, Turkey. The four-day event drew attention to industry challenges as well as its progress.
Confronting Soil Erosion in Andalusia
Members of the olive oil industry are meeting in Jaén today to discuss measures to prevent the erosion of an estimated 80 tons of soil per hectare each year.