Production

Aug. 18, 2022

Agricultural Entrepreneur Has Sights Set on Brazil’s Olive Oil Sector

The founder of Azeite Batalha is working to promote olive oil production in Rio Grande do Sul and consumption across Brazil.

Aug. 18, 2022

Olive Growers in Extremadura Brace for 'Worst Harvest in History'

The local farmers’ association predicts olive oil and table olive production to fall by up to 85 percent due to the ongoing drought.

Aug. 16, 2022

French Olive Sector Anticipates 50 Percent Harvest Loss

Scorching summer temperatures and the region's prolonged drought have resulted in a significantly lower fruit set in France and a significantly smaller harvest.

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Aug. 11, 2022

Experiment with North African Olive Varieties Bears Fruit in Croatia

One producer has found that his Chemlali and Moroccan Picholine trees are thriving in Dalmatia’s increasingly hot and dry climate.

Aug. 10, 2022

Heatwave Could Curtail Olive Oil Production in Spain, Minister Warns

Along with a steep fall in the quantity of olive oil produced, some analysts are worried quality could decrease significantly too.

Aug. 10, 2022

In Efforts to Promote Quality, Italy Focuses on Olive Mills

Upgrading technology, improving techniques and promoting sustainability are at the core of efforts to add value to Italian olive oils.

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Aug. 1, 2022

Xylella Fastidiosa Containment Protocol Proves Effective in Puglia

Groves following the treatment protocol to prevent the spread of the disease are healthy and produce award-winning olive oil.

Jul. 29, 2022

Meet the Pioneering Couple Who Introduced Olive Growing to One Greek Island

When Tassis and Rena Laskaridis settled in Lemnos 15 years ago, there were few olive trees around.

Jul. 25, 2022

Rising Olive Oil Prices Do Not Slow Consumption in Europe

Growing demand from households and the recovery of the foodservice sector are the main drivers increasing olive oil sales in the E.U.

Jul. 25, 2022

Europe Reconsiders Pesticide Ban as Global Food Crisis Looms

The Commission had proposed an ambitious plan to cut pesticide use in half by 2020. Nearly half of E.U. member states oppose the move.

Jul. 25, 2022

Unraveling the Mystery Behind Slovenia's Dramatic Fruit Drop

This time, the usual suspects were not responsible for the drying and falling of fruits.

Jul. 25, 2022

In Turkey, Father and Son Rediscover Roots to Craft Award-Winning EVOO

The founder of Turkey’s Darvari Gida Tarim honors his family’s past by forging forward with a new olive oil-producing future.

Jul. 25, 2022

Brazil's Largest Producer Celebrates a Triumphant Harvest

Prosperato enjoyed a record harvest in and won four awards at the World Olive Oil Competition.

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Jul. 5, 2022

Greek Producers Reject Restrictions on Use of 'Kalamata’ on Table Olives

According to the interprofessional, producers of Kalamata olives outside of Messenia will suffer “immeasurable damage” as a result of the restrictions.

Jul. 5, 2022

Awards for California Producers Validate High EVOO Standards

Producers from the Golden State earned a record-high 88 awards at the NYIOOC. One prominent producer believes the state’s EVOO standards set it apart.

Jun. 28, 2022

Italy to Provide €1.5M to Develop Pakistani Olive Oil Sector

In the latest chapter of cooperation between the two countries, Italy will help improve production technology and promote olive oil’s health benefits.

Jun. 28, 2022

Olive Leaves Can Improve Oil Quality, Researchers Find

Two studies demonstrated that milling olive leaves with the olives improved the oil’s sensory attributes in industrial and small-scale experiments.

Jun. 28, 2022

Portuguese Producers Reap Benefits of Record Harvest at World Competition

After entering their highest number of brands to the 2022 NYIOOC, Portuguese producers earned 35 of the industry's most coveted quality awards.

Jun. 27, 2022

Award Winners in Greece Discuss a Feverish Season Before a Bountiful Harvest

The 2021/22 crop year required a swift harvest and milling due to unusually high temperatures. The coming crop year is shaping up to be better.

Jun. 27, 2022

Another Record Year Suggests a Trend in Brazil, Producers Say

Fourteen producers from Brazil’s largest producing regions combined to earn a record-high tally at the 2022 World Olive Oil Competition.

Jun. 27, 2022

Award-Winning Producer Hopes to Promote Olive Oil from The Peachtree State

Torrential rain and a congested milling schedule could not dampen Sharon Flanagan’s spirits as the former executive turned farmer struck Gold at the 2022 NYIOOC.

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