olive oil milling

The First Zero-Impact Olive Mill to Produce Energy

Giovanni Cassese's designed a system built by Pieralisi that might just be the first completely environmentally sustainable olive mill.

Master Milling Course Returns to Davis

The program will once again be led by Leandro Ravetti, one of the world’s leading experts in the growing, processing and standards of olive oil.
Special Report

Sustainable EVOO Production Reuses All Byproducts

Thanks to the great development of digesters for renewable energy during recent years, humid pomace can be used for the production of biogas.

Traditional Olive Oil Production in Tunisia

Despite its rising place in the international ranking, Tunisian producers are still strongly tied to old traditions.
Olive Oil Times Special

UC Davis Master Milling Course to Squeeze Out Another Day

The expanded, four-day course will train people to be exceptional olive oil producers through world-class instruction on the nuances of the craft.

The Next Revolution in Olive Oil Production

A dramatic decrease in time and energy needed in the mill is likely to be the next big change in olive oil production, one expert predicts.
Special Report

Study Shows Adding Water Decreases Yield and Quality, Even in Non-Irrigated Olives

A new study suggested that adding water in the olive oil extraction process actually decreases yield.

Orobailén Named ‘Spain’s Best Olive Oil Mill’

A promotional project uniting Catalonia, Valencia and Aragon is among those recently awarded prizes for spreading the culture of olive oil.