olive oil production

2015 Harvest

Best Practices for Producing Flavored Olive Oil

The polyphenol content of flavored olive oil produced by addition of herbs to crushed olives before the malaxation step was almost three times higher than that of untreated olive oil.

Growing Olive Oil Production in the Balkans

Initiatives in Herzegovina and Macedonia are expanding olive oil production in the Balkans.

Historic Olive Harvest Expected in Portugal

Portugal could produce an estimated 765,000 tons of olive this year, which would be the third largest harvest in the last 75 years,

Course for Advanced Tasters at McEvoy Ranch

On February 8, noted researcher Agustí Romero will teach a course examining the causes of various olive oil attributes.
Special Report

Jaén’s Olive Oil Production Falling Short of Forecast

With Andalusia 40 percent behind estimated production, ASAJA-Jaén expresses doubt about hitting the government’s forecast

Tunisia’s Output Drops from Last Year’s Record

Tunisia is reporting a sharp decline in olive oil production as early indications for 2015/16 reveal a 60 percent drop from last year's record harvest.
Olive Oil Times Special

Spain’s Olive Oil Market Expected to Stabilize

Given low reserves from last season, Spain is set to meet demand with this year’s higher production.

In Morocco, a Program to Improve Agricultural and Industrial Practices in the Olive Sector

Representing five percent of the country's gross domestic product, olive production is one of the focal points of the Green Morocco Project, or Plan Maroc Vert.