Linking Chemistry with Italian EVOO Origins

Chemical compounds in Italian olive oils depend on the olive variety and cultivation site, according to research promoted by Unaprol.

Granieri Succeeds Gargano at Unaprol

Olive oil producer David Granieri has been elected as the new Unaprol chairman, taking over from Massimo Gargano after his 8 years post.
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Italian Extra Virgin Takes Aim at Taiwan

Taipei will host a seminar about “real” Italian olive oil presented by the trade group Unaprol and the Italian Institute for Foreign Trade.

Copa Cogeca and Italy’s Traceability Achievement

Copa-Cogeca held an event at the European Parliament to highlight the benefits of olive oil and ensure consumers are better informed.
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In Italy, Tax Reduction Will Help Olive Growers

Unaprol Chairman Massimo Gargano takes stock of the situation as Italy reduces the burden for agricultural properties.

Pitching Olive Oil Deep in Butter Country

Last week Saverio Romano, the Italian Minister of Agriculture, announced a three-year, €5 million campaign targeting the butter-rich countries of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Denmark.
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Italian Olive Oil Raises Profile in India

Italian olive oil will be presented to Indian journalists, chefs, restaurateurs and buyers by UNAPROL, the organization of Italian producers.

Production in Italy Below Average as Subsidized Farmers Hold Back

Last winter’s large amount of rain helped growers in the south and central regions but hurt northern farms, while some farmers chose not to harvest at all.