Feb. 25, 2021
Production is expected to be around 300,000 tons lower than previously estimated, according to the regional government.
Feb. 24, 2021
The news comes as Spain’s Food Information and Control Agency announced that production would be about 200,000 tons lower than initially estimated.
Feb. 18, 2021
By collecting raw climatic data from around the region, the Med-Gold project aims to be a useful tool for the agriculture sector.
Feb. 17, 2021
Anita Zachou is determined to turn Mykonos into a leading olive oil tourism destination, even though the island produces no EVOO of its own.
Feb. 17, 2021
Seven European countries have formed a body to promote the controversial front-of-pack label system and support research efforts.
Feb. 10, 2021
Consumption edged upward in 2020, according to an industry group as production in the 2020/21 crop year turned out to be lower than initial estimates.
Feb. 8, 2021
The minister added that he wants to revise olive oil’s current score upward. Meanwhile, opposition grows among Italian politicians and the European food authority is getting involved.
Feb. 3, 2021
Minor temperature changes with certain rainfall patterns provide the best environment for the fungus that causes Verticillium wilt to thrive.
Feb. 2, 2021
Researchers who have been studying the French-born FOPL respond to the criticism that Nutri-Score is at odds with the Mediterranean diet.
Feb. 1, 2021
The goal is to identify new tools to strengthen the certified food specialties indications system and fight food fraud.
Dec. 16, 2020
The new platform, GIView, contains information on every geographical indication in Europe.
Dec. 14, 2020
Bad springtime weather and logistic challenges have made what was expected to be a tough year even worse.
Dec. 9, 2020
The Czech Republic has said it will not adopt the French-born front-of-pack-label. Officials in Sweden and Greece have also voiced their opposition, while a survey in the United Kingdom demonstrated a lack of public support.
Dec. 8, 2020
With Spain set to formally introduce the controversial front-of-pack label system in the first months of 2021, producers worry Nutri-Score will only add to consumers' confusion about the health benefits of olive oil.
Dec. 4, 2020
The most significant drops in yield have been reported in the south, while northern and central Italy recorded some increases.
Dec. 4, 2020
Growing apathy in South America and hostility in Europe have thrown the future of the landmark deal into doubt. Uruguay and Spain have stepped in to try and breathe new life into what could be the world’s largest free trade deal.
Dec. 2, 2020
Farmers and olive oil producers fear that the tax, which will mostly affect American companies, will hinder the efforts to negotiate a resolution to existing tariffs and may lead to the imposition of more.