Mar. 5, 2021
At their farm in central Italy, Francesca Boni and Elisabetta Traldi deliver outstanding levels of quality while taking advantage of the region’s cultural importance and natural beauty.
Feb. 25, 2021
Production is expected to be around 300,000 tons lower than previously estimated, according to the regional government.
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. 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.
Jan. 15, 2021
Asaja Madrid estimates that the region's olive harvest will fall by 35 percent as a result of the blizzard.
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. 28, 2020
Challenges created by the pandemic and climate change prompted an award-winning producer to go with the flow.
Dec. 23, 2020
Frost, hail and torrential rains dampened the 2020 olive harvest in France. It will still be better than last year and producers report that quality is as good as ever.
Nov. 9, 2020
Across Italy, students and volunteers are flocking to the olive groves to help with the harvest. The olive oil they help produce is destined for those in need from Sicily to Lombardy.
Nov. 5, 2020
Spain is expected to produce 1.6 million tons of olive oil this season. Slowing sales in the hospitality sector and a dry summer and spring have some producers concerned.
Oct. 27, 2020
Consumption is projected to reach 3.14 million tons while production slips in the 2020 campaign, finally reversing the downward price trends.
Oct. 20, 2020
Expectations are high among Italy's top-rated producers as their farms and mills run at full tilt.
Oct. 15, 2020
Moroccan olive oil production is expected to exceed that of Tunisia, Turkey and Portugal.
Oct. 14, 2020
Erratic and unseasonable rainfalls will face olive growers in Italy, while farmers in Andalusia may no longer receive adequate chill hours as winter temperatures rise.
Oct. 12, 2020
Farmers in the southern Apulian commune of Casarano – in a Xylella fastidiosa red zone – have successfully harvested olives of the Favolosa cultivar. The triumph provides a roadmap for other producers in Xf-hit areas.
Oct. 12, 2020
For three generations the Gyftakis family has crafted extra virgin olive oil in one of the most fertile regions of Greece. Over time, they have learned to let nature take its course and attentively reap its rewards.