Articles about Italy
Proposal to Include Apulia’s ‘Plain of Olive Trees’ on Unesco List
Three municipalities have joined forces to protect an area with a concentration of thousand-year-old olive trees.
Olio Capitale Takes Aim at International Markets
Trieste will host the 9th Olio Capitale, Italy's exhibition dedicated to quality extra virgin olive oil.
Lucca Goes Extra Virgin
The beautiful town in Tuscany hosts the third edition of ExtraLucca, a cultural and culinary event dedicated to extra virgin olive oil.
New Sunrise for an Ancient Town
It is a magic moment for this city illuminated by the first lights of a new beginning in the name of olive oil tradition and its future.
After Bruising Season, Italy Combats Fraud and Invests in its Future
The minister of agriculture organized a meeting with stakeholders to "relaunch" a core sector of the Italian economy.
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.
Seggiano Suspends Olive Tree in City Wall
In Seggiano (Tuscany) you can visit a Museum where an olive tree producing the local olive oil (Olivastra saggianese variety) was installed
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.
Apulia Asks Italian Government for Help with Olive Tree Epidemic
The president of Apulia sent a letter to the Italian Prime Minister for an urgent meeting over the year-long Xylella fastidiosa epidemic.
Eight Accused in €3M Sale of ‘Italian’ Olive Oil from Unknown Sources
Following the case of untraceable oil seized in Tuscany, another scandal arising from the scarcity of Italian olive oil was uncovered this week.
Rome Journal: Teaching Kids About Healthy Eating
The importance of healthy eating from a young age is seen as a necessity in Italian culture. Italy is one of the healthiest countries in the world and the key lies in the education of healthy eating at a young age.
3,200 Gallons of Untraceable Olive Oil Confiscated in Tuscany
The Italian State Forestry Corps seized a truck carrying 3,200 gallons of olive oil without a certificate of origin