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Xylella Marches On: Lethal Olive Disease Discovered in Central Spain

Xylella fastidiosa continues to kill many tens of thousands of olive trees in south Italy's Puglia region and is on track to widen its deadly clasp across the Mediterranean basin.

Sardinia, Lazio Shine at 26th ‘Ercole Olivario’

An award ceremony in Perugia concluded the 26th Ercole Olivario, the competition for the Italian excellence.
European Union

Organic Farming, High Quality Often Hand In Hand

Farms like Antica Quercia Verde, among the best organic brands of the year, are contributing to Italy's leadership in the sector.

Will the ‘Beast From the East’ Affect Olive Groves?

As Europe was struck by an intense cold wave originating in Siberia, concerns arose among farmers.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Makes You Happy

Listening to the stories of those who have joined the growing ranks of high-quality producers, I realized that achievement of their objectives often corresponds to a self-realization.

Quality EVOO Production at the Heart of Italy’s Social Farming

The Italian Social Farming system has become a model for the other countries.
Special Report

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.