table olives

Third ‘Monna Oliva’ Crowns Best Italian Table Olives

One hundred Italian producers attended the third edition of the national competition for the best table olives, ‘Monna Oliva,’ held in Ascoli Piceno, Marche.

In Morocco, a Program to Improve Agricultural and Industrial Practices in the Olive Sector

Representing five percent of the country's gross domestic product, olive production is one of the focal points of the Green Morocco Project, or Plan Maroc Vert.
Special Report

Cerignola, Apulia Set to Host 2nd National Competition for Table Olives

Monna Oliva evaluates table olives from different regions to support producers and help them improve product quality and revitalize the sector.

Olive Farmers in Tunisia Lament Price Drop Despite Climb in Oil Prices

The union of farmers in Sfax, Tunisia called for swift action to regulate the export price of olives.
Olive Oil Times Special

Tough Season in California

From Corning in the Sacramento Valley to Lindsay in the San Joaquin this year’s table olive crop is a serious disappointment,

One California Olive Farmer Calls it Quits

Randy Childress managed 184 acres of olive trees more than 100 years old. Today he's looking for a job.
Special Report

Groups Work to Improve Viability of Table Olives in Andalusia

Agricultural organizations and Spain's Ministry of Agriculture are working to create a working plan to improve the struggling sector.

Turkey Braces for Economic Impact of Erratic Weather

Number two table olive producer, Turkey, is in the midst of dealing with the economic impact of erratic weather patterns over the last year.