Italy

European Union

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

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

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.
European Union

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.

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.
Special Report

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.

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.