Jun. 24, 2020
Olive oil producers and researchers are working to bring biorefineries to rural producers in Andalusia. The goal is to supplement revenues while making mills more sustainable.
Mar. 10, 2020
Six of seven varieties studied are expected to have less land suitable for their cultivation. Picual is the exception.
Feb. 26, 2020
Using drones, multi-spectral cameras and remote sensors, olive farmers can make accurate nutrient predictions, target phytosanitary treatments and more precisely apply fertilizers and irrigation.
Feb. 10, 2020
Blanca Torrent was recognized for the gender equality policy at Torrent Olives and her work advocating for women in agribusiness.
Jan. 31, 2020
Farmers across Spain, organized by the main cooperatives and associations, are protesting for better prices and government measures to help ease the burden of increasing production costs.
May. 22, 2019
Upwards of 2.5 million birds are killed each harvest season in Spain, Italy, France and Portugal.
May. 14, 2019
Spanish producers enjoyed a record-breaking night at this year's NYIOOC, enjoying their highest ever success rate and bringing home more Gold Awards than ever before.
Apr. 15, 2019
Lavandin is the most recent crop being planted in Andalusia to help prevent erosion, promote biodiversity and provide farmers with supplemental income.
Dec. 11, 2018
The world’s top producer wants to be the best, not just the biggest. They’re on track.
Oct. 23, 2012
New and more thorough estimates have pegged Andalusia’s olive oil production at about half the average of the last five harvests.
Sep. 28, 2012
Extra virgin olive oil is the only preservative in - and forms a quarter of - Seville’s traditional ‘Torta de Aceite de Castilleja de la Cuesta’, which has gone from a home-made pastry to a product exported to five continents.
Aug. 10, 2012
Workshops organized by the ‘La Caixa’ Foundation were held throughout June and July to introduce the world of olive oil to disadvantaged children.
Jun. 28, 2012
Three universities and the International Olive Council are collaborating in a series of courses to be held this summer in Portugal.
Jun. 6, 2012
The ancient olive mill, La Moraleda, of Santa Cruz del Valle in Andalucia, Spain, has opened an international tasting room in its Museum of Extra Virgin Olive Oil of Mediterranean countries.