Croatia

Croatia’s Top Producers Upbeat as Harvest Nears

As fall rolls in, several Croatian producers say the conditions look good for another award-winning year.

2nd Olive Picking Championship Set for October

Teams from around the world will compete in the 2nd World Championship in Olive Picking on the Croatian island of Brač.
Special Report

Croatian Producers Celebrate Success at NYIOOC

Among the 45 Croatian brands, 40 were awarded at the 2018 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition.

Croatian Joins Elite Panel of Tasters in New York

Dr. Karolina Brkic Bubola, the leader of the official panel for olive oil sensory assessment for the Republic of Croatia, will be among the 18 judges at the 2018 NYIOOC.
Olive Oil Times Special

Croatians Celebrate a ‘High Quality’ Olive Harvest

Olive oil producers in Croatia are happy with their new batch of freshly-pressed oil and report that despite lower yields, oil quality is even better than last year.

Chef Deniz Zembo’s Olive Oil Explorations

Croatian celebrity chef Deniz Zembo shares insights into the culinary possibilities of cooking and innovating with olive oil.
Special Report

Oliva Lucia: A Tale of Love, Loss and Leccino in Istria

Behind Oliva Lucia is a story of resilience: how one woman overcame the challenges of life and nature to become the producer of an award-winning olive oil.

Uncertainty at Croatia’s Largest Company May Affect Regional Olive Oil Prices

Agrokor is the largest employer in the region and is a major buyer and seller of olive oil. Currently saddled with $6 billion in debt, the company is closing stores and restructuring.