Making Olive Oil
France Pledges Aid for Olive Oil Sector
French olive producers affected by this year's poor harvest will benefit from new financial aid measures proposed by the French ministry of agriculture.
Oregon Farm Produces Quality EVOO in Cool Climate of Pacific Northwest
Experiments are showing promise in western Oregon, USA, where David and Carmen Lawrence have evaluated dozens of cultivars over the past decade.
Seal Factory Looks to Olives in the Off-Season
A seal processing plant plans to provide new employment by producing olive oil in Henties Bay, Namibia.
Power Plant in Spain Fueled by Olive Oil Waste
A new power plant in Andalucia is generating electricity and saving the environment by using waste from olive oil production as fuel.
Linking Chemistry with Italian EVOO Origins
Chemical compounds in Italian olive oils depend on the olive variety and cultivation site, according to research promoted by Unaprol.
Food Safety Authority Warns Bacteria Threatens Olive Trees Across Europe
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) warns that Xylella Fastidiosa could spread from Apulia to olive groves across Europe.
Umbria PDO Looks to Expo and Beyond
With production off 95 percent, the new president of Umbrian PDO said the 2014 harvest showed how the region's products are "almost essential."
Olives Reach New Heights in Valtellina
One of the consequences of rising temperatures is that it's now possible to cultivate olive trees where it was previously unthinkable.
Traditional Olive Oil Production in Tunisia
Despite its rising place in the international ranking, Tunisian producers are still strongly tied to old traditions.
Calculating the Cost to Make 1 kg Olive Oil
The International Olive Council announced preliminary results of an international study to analyze the cost of producing one kilogram of olive oil.
After the Olive Fruit Fly and Bacterial Blight, the Dreaded Starling
There is little relief in this "Black Year" for Italian olive oil with challenges seeming to come from every direction.
Planeta’s Cooking Secrets
The Sicilian wine and oil producers have let go of their closely-held family recipes.