Making Olive Oil
One California Olive Farmer Calls it Quits
Randy Childress managed 184 acres of olive trees more than 100 years old. Today he's looking for a job.
New Solutions for Managing Olive Mill Waste Water
Olive mill waste waters were treated to evaluate the characteristics produced by an integrated membrane system working at two different volume concentration factors.
A Palestinian Man’s Long-Awaited Olive Harvest
Harvesting has been dangerously difficult or impossible for many farmers as a result of Israeli military control and opposing settlers.
A Harvest to Forget
This part of central Italy is famous for its quality oil grown on stony hillsides, but this year the olive fly has caused havoc in Umbria.
Add France to Growing List of Poor Harvests
The olive fly enjoyed a mild winter in Provence this year, devastating crops and the region's prized olive oils.
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.