Making Olive Oil
Catalan Olive Oil Producers Find Saffron a Lucrative Sideline
The world’s most expensive spice shows promise for the olive oil producers of Les Garrigues, in the province of Lerida in western Catalonia.
Oxitec Still Pursuing Trial Release of GM Olive Flies in Spain
A British biotech firm hopes a field trial of its modified fly will still go ahead despite recently withdrawing its application.
Are Olives Next in the GMO Fight?
Tempers are still high in California over the issue of genetically modified foods. So what about GMO olives and olive oil?
An Olive Grove in Malta
Sure, the small Mediterranean country is a perfect holiday destination, but Malta also has olive trees that are attracting attention.
Early Harvest Release Brings Fresh Oils to New York
New York’s first “early harvest release,” welcomed olive oil producers, chefs, and writers to taste new oils from Europe.
French Growers Encouraged to Go Organic
French olive oil producers are being encouraged to go organic.
Europe Puzzled by Olive Tree Epidemic
Scientists are trying to determine how to prevent the spread of the devastating disease killing olive trees in southern Italy.
Billionaire Bets on Olive Oil Quality Trend
Domenica Fiore owner Frank Giustra is betting that consumers will learn to better discern quality and be willing to pay for it.
Italy Seeks Help to Contain Olive Tree Killer
Emergency E.U. funds are understood to have been promised to Italy to help limit the spread of a plant disease killing olive trees.
Melgarejo’s Bid for Even Healthier Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Jaén’s Aceites Campoliva, makers of Melgarejo, seeks to otpimize the healthfulness of extra virgin olive oil.
Fears Disease Could Spell Disaster for Europe’s Olive Trees
A plant disease is said to have already infected tens of thousands of olive trees -- many of them a century-old -- in Italy's Puglia region.
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.