Articles about Italy
Researchers Extract Olive Oil Pigments to Detect Frauds
A faster and cheaper method to detect olive oil fraud has been devised by Italian researchers at Pisa University.
Umbrian Farmers Find Little to Celebrate
Umbrian farmers are in no mood to celebrate this year's dismal harvest. Many will simply leave the olives to rot on their trees.
Italy Adopts EU Provisions on Non-Refillable Bottles
The new legislation, Quality and Transparency of the Supply Chain of Olive Oils, formally adopts new rules for olive oil labeling and packaging.
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.