Italian olive oil

A Plan to ‘Relaunch’ Umbrian EVOO

Umbrian officials presented a project to expand efforts to promote local olive oil during a meeting attended by stakeholders.

Planeta’s Cooking Secrets

The Sicilian wine and oil producers have let go of their closely-held family recipes.
Special Report

A Merry ‘Tonda Iblea’ Harvest in Sicily

Daniele Miccione and his family had a good harvest in Buccheri, a small village in south-eastern Sicily where their award-winning Tuttotonda is born.

Two Courses in Verona for Aspiring Olive Oil Experts

Two olive oil courses in Verona next March will coincide with the international wine competition and exposition Vinitaly.
Olive Oil Times Special

Could the Crisis in Italy Have Been Prevented?

2014 will go down as one of the worst years in recent history for olive oil production in Italy. One expert thinks it didn't have to be this bad.

Basilicata, Wild Olive of Southern Italy

New opportunities are coming to get to know the olive oils of Basilicata, a wild land that inspired great artists.
Special Report

Rome Journal: A Peek Inside the Olive Oil Mill Next Door

Small olive oil farms dot the rolling Roman hills where the love for the craft is the main ingredient in the popular local olive oil.

Sicily Ready for PGI Certification

Only a few steps remain for Sicilian extra virgin olive oil to achieve its own protected origin certification.