May. 4, 2022
Despite the war in Ukraine, olive oil prices are expected to remain steady. E.U.production and consumption will rise. Exports will fall.
Mar. 2, 2022
Ideal weather and more modern olive groves allowed Portugal to harvest up to 230,000 tons of olive oil. However, experts warn of challenges ahead.
Jan. 27, 2022
Local olive oil has become a luxury for most of the population amid financial and political turmoil.
Jan. 25, 2022
Spain's projected yield would amount to approximately 42 percent of the global olive oil production.
Dec. 10, 2021
Challenges created by springtime frost and summer drought have led to an uncertain harvest forecast, with production predictions ranging from 3,000 to 5,000 tons.
Dec. 6, 2021
Fighting in the West Bank are crippling the harvest, while climate change is blamed for lower yields in the Gaza Strip.
Nov. 30, 2021
In many parts of Egypt, yields are expected to be between 50 and 80-percent below the average. However, producers are optimistic about the future.
Nov. 29, 2021
The owner of the state’s only commercial mill reflects on the challenges of producing award-winning olive oil in Oregon.
Nov. 22, 2021
As the situation in northern Jordan’s fertile agricultural regions looks increasingly dire, three organizations are stepping in to promote traditional and sustainable farming methods.
Nov. 17, 2021
Olive oil production in Turkey is expected to exceed 235,000 tons, the country’s second-highest total. Table olive production will reach a record high.
Oct. 4, 2021
Olive oil production is expected to rebound in Puglia and other southern regions, while Central and Northern producers stand to face a disappointing season.
Sep. 30, 2021
The Zlatna Šoltanka cooperative is preparing for a 25-percent lower yield than last year’s. Still, its founder emphasizes that quality trumps quantity.
Sep. 29, 2021
Producers on Croatia’s northwestern peninsula expect a decrease of up to 80 percent compared with last year’s yield.
Sep. 14, 2021
While many growers reported more rainfall and record harvests, others fared less well and worry about the future.
Sep. 1, 2021
Coldiretti estimates that wildfires cost the Italian agriculture sector at least €1 billion in damage. Olive growers blame climate change for longer, hotter and drier summers.
Aug. 24, 2021
While the damage to olive groves has yet to be fully assessed, some experts believe the fires will impact the 2021 harvest and prices.
Aug. 18, 2021
Australian producers expect to produce up to 21,000 tons of olive oil. Boundary Bend, the country’s largest producer, is leading the charge.
Aug. 18, 2021
Italia Olivicola warned that the hot and dry summer is already expected to have negative repercussions on the yield of the coming harvest.