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. 18, 2020
While the majority of olive oil production still comes from traditional growers in the Mediterranean, newer farms are focusing on more efficient orchards and experiencing a steady growth in production.
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.
Nov. 23, 2020
Tests show that high vacuum-assisted extraction technologies increase polyphenols and lower volatile compounds in extra virgin olive oils. Further tests are needed to understand their impact on yields.
Nov. 12, 2020
Careful monitoring of traps and applying treatments at the right times are among the keys to preventing extensive damage from the olive tree pest, experts say.
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.