modern harvesting

Harvesting by Hand Leads to Lower Levels of Oxidation, Study Finds

Researchers found that olives harvested by hand and processed with the first 36 hours had lower levels of oxidation.

New Software Models Increase Efficiency of Olive Oil Production

This program takes factors such as the harvester's budget, potential climate risks and the level of synchronization between plantation and refineries into account before providing advice to olive growers.
Special Report

Robotic Olive Harvesters Might Be on the Horizon

Google's parent company is investing in agricultural robots that could someday be used to harvest olives.

Olisur’s Alfonso Swett: Chile will be a “Major Olive Oil Player”

In only its fifth year Olisur produced 1.8 million liters of olive oil on its Chilean estate, mostly for North Americans. "We must produce for other countries, and they request sustainability."
Olive Oil Times Special

High Density: Life For Olive Trees Getting Harder

The only thing small about modern olive oil production is the tree.