Articles about Italy
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.
Cooking Congress Prompts Chefs to Explore Ancient Mediterranean Cuisine
The first Mediterranean Cooking Congress offered chefs from eight Mediterranean nations the opportunity to explore the roots of their cooking heritage.
Chinese Co. Buys Majority Stake in Filippo Berio Producer
China's Bright Foods has acquired a majority stake in Italian olive oil producer Salov, maker of the top-selling Filippo Berio brand.
‘WE Expo’ Project Seeks to Build New Alliances
An Expo 2015 project seeks to bring together women and nourishing foods from around the globe.
EU Leaders Urge Development of Organic Sector
The Eighth European Organic Congress met last week, focusing on the regulation needed to continue the burgeoning growth of the organic sector.
Rock Star Invites Tourists to Help With Olive Harvest
Sting invites tourists to his 900-acre estate and try their hand at harvesting the olives that produce the rock star's own line of extra virgin olive oil.
Blight Continues to Threaten Olive Crops in Italy
Widespread bacterial infection has already destroyed thousands of olive trees across Italy’s Puglia region.
New Strain of Plant Germ Killing Ancient Olive Trees in Italy
A new strain of lethal plant germ Xylella fastidiosa combined with fungi and an insect are blamed for the disease destroying century-old olive groves in Italy.
Oil, Art and Culture in Liguria
Italian illustrator Milo Manara designed this year’s poster for the Bistrot dell'Ulivo, an event in Badalucco, Liguria
Enrico Lupi Re-Elected at RE.C.O.MED
The chairman of the Italian National Association Città dell’Olio will return as president of the Mediterranean Olive Oil Cities Network.
Celebrating the Taggiasca
Producers and chefs gathered in Taggia to celebrate an important olive cultivar and the exquisite oil that bears the village's name.
San Martino to Host Third Edition of ‘Extrascape’
"Truth in olive oil" will be the main focus of Extrascape's third edition to be held in Molise from the 27th to the 29th of April.
Eighth ‘Olio Capitale’ Draws to Close
With a rich program of events and 306 exhibitors, Olio Capitale is Italy's only expo dedicated to the promotion of extra virgin olive oil.