olive oil culture

‘Leone d’Oro’ Celebrates Women in Agriculture

The 27th Leone d'Oro dei Mastri Oleari concluded with an award ceremony on Lake Garda.

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Olive Oil in Italy

The discovery pushes the time table for olive oil production in Italy back more than 700 years earlier than previously thought.
Special Report

7th ‘Extrascape’ Honors the Landscapes Behind the Brands

The seventh edition of the contest took place during the international food exhibition Cibus.

The Gethsemane and Its Sacred Olive Oil

In Jerusalem last Thursday, like every year, the extra virgin olive oil produced from the olive trees of Gethsemane was blessed at the Holy Sepulcher.
Olive Oil Times Special

Tunisia: Window on a Traditional Olive World

There are scant funds to assist Tunisia's rural farmers' transition to a more efficient, high-quality production. Some locals say that's just fine with them, while others look to a more prosperous future,

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.
Special Report

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

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

In Defense of ‘Black Fruity’

The French association Afidol shed light on the misinterpreted taste of "black fruity" oil and the controversy behind the ancestral tradition of controlled fermentation.