Italy

European Union

Sixth ‘ExtraLucca’ Presents Some of Italy’s Best

The Ducal Palace of Lucca will host a two-day exposition of select Italian extra virgin olive oils.

PGI for Apulian Olive Oil Underway

Olio di Puglia obtained the approval by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture and is waiting for the final EU approval.
European Union

Massimiliano Alajmo on the Innovative Potential of Olive Oil

The three-Michelin-star chef says olive oil carries aromas better than butter and allows him to create a creamy consistency without using dairy, making dishes easier to digest.

Historic Hadrian Olive Oil Returns

In keeping with Hadrian’s love for knowledge and the intellect, the olive oil will be sold in his Villa’s bookshop.

Spanish and Italian Producers Share Successes, Challenges at Duel Summits

Olive oil producers and experts gathered for dueling meetings in Sevilla and Rome to examine the challenges of the rapidly changing global olive oil market.

Italy’s Cooperatives: Strength in Numbers

Cooperatives of Italian olive growers reached the highest standards thanks to smootly-running incentive systems, while helping small scale proucers enter the market.
Special Report

New Protests Erupt Against Removal of Olive Trees for TAP Pipeline

Using a law which dates back to 1931, officials in Lecce designated the area surrounding the TAP construction site a "red zone" and placed it under police control.

Lauro’s Olive Oil Contest Moves to Salerno

The third edition of the international olive oil contest led by Antonio G. Lauro, now renamed EVO-IOOC, will be held at Capaccio Paestum in Salerno, May 14-19 2018.