Mar. 5, 2021
The decision came after a phone call between the U.S. president and European commissioner and will give the two sides time to negotiate a new trade deal.
Mar. 3, 2021
Producers are asking the government to repeal a law allowing the term ‘Kalamata’ to be used outside of Messenia. A new PDO designation could be the solution.
Feb. 17, 2021
The money will be used to improve quality, protect the environment and promote traceability in the sector until the Common Agricultural Policy takes effect in 2023.
Feb. 12, 2021
They believe it is the earliest olive oil mill found in Magna Graecia, a region that encompasses most of Italy's southern coastline, where ancient Greek colonists arrived 3,500 years ago.
Feb. 11, 2021
The award-winning producers Mil & Un Verd are on a mission: preserve the historical structures and millennial olive trees of their estate while sustainably producing extra virgin olive oil from native varieties.
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.
Jan. 15, 2021
Asaja Madrid estimates that the region's olive harvest will fall by 35 percent as a result of the blizzard.
Jan. 15, 2021
Olive oil prices in Puglia continue to slide despite lower production in 2020. Coldiretti believes the government must do more.
Jan. 4, 2021
The post-Brexit trade deal provides long-awaited assurance for E.U. olive oil producers, but the new trading reality will be far from business as usual.
Dec. 29, 2020
Spain’s central government is working with local authorities and members of the olive oil sector to improve olive oil testing and quality standards.