Jan. 21, 2021
The high quality of the raw material, mostly glucose, allows its use in food and pharmaceutical applications.
Dec. 31, 2020
Production is expected to rebound after a dismal harvest last year, but will not quite reach the highs of the 2018/19 crop.
Dec. 30, 2020
A survey shows that exports and consumption of Italian extra virgin olive oils with geographical indications grew steadily over five years.
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.
Dec. 16, 2020
The new platform, GIView, contains information on every geographical indication in Europe.
Dec. 15, 2020
Researchers at IFAPA have identified several genes that provide resistance to the fungi that cause Verticillium wilt.
Dec. 14, 2020
Bad springtime weather and logistic challenges have made what was expected to be a tough year even worse.
Dec. 4, 2020
The most significant drops in yield have been reported in the south, while northern and central Italy recorded some increases.
Dec. 1, 2020
Along with producing award-winning extra virgin olive oil from their centuries-old trees, Eftihis Androulakis and Michalis Marakas are making inroads into the food supplement business. Their high-phenolic olive oils are being prescribed doctors in Belgium.
Sep. 22, 2020
Roughly 80 percent of olive fruit fly populations on the mainland have genes that confer resistance to one of the most popular pesticides.
Sep. 21, 2020
Lower yield predictions in Spain and Italy open new hopes for Greek olive growers as harvesting begins.
Sep. 21, 2020
Crops like apricots and nectarines typical in the south are beginning to appear in northern regions, while in Mediterranean regions, tropical weather is hitting vineyards and olive groves.
Sep. 16, 2020
An Olive Oil Times survey reveals a season of growing uncertainties and challenges for olive oil producers.
Sep. 14, 2020
Extreme weather events – ranging from hail storms to flash flooding – have impacted olive growers across Italy. For many farmers, hopes of a promising harvest have washed away.
Sep. 8, 2020
The Venetian regional government has teamed up with farmers and researchers to find the cause of an ongoing outbreak