Mar. 29, 2021
In response to a pro-Nutri-Score petition signed by hundreds of scientists, Italian politicians and farmers have united in opposing to the French labeling system while promoting its alternatives.
Jan. 15, 2021
Olive oil prices in Puglia continue to slide despite lower production in 2020. Coldiretti believes the government must do more.
Sep. 23, 2020
As the harvest gets underway in Sicily, three of Italy’s main agricultural organizations estimate this year’s olive oil harvest will be earlier and smaller than last year.
Jul. 30, 2020
One of Italy’s largest agricultural firms has agreed to invest $200 million to provide more bargaining power and a larger pool of resources for independent farmers.
May. 11, 2020
Sicilian farmers struggle with drought and a severe sales slump as consumers move to cheaper, imported oil blends, leaving premium local EVOOs on grocery shelves.
Mar. 21, 2020
Italians are shopping in masks and gloves, but they're still shopping, and buying more than they used to. Olive oil sales in Italy have jumped 22 percent since Covid-19 hit, and stores are finding that Mediterranean diet staples are now the top sellers
May. 6, 2019
Coldiretti says 100,000 jobs have been lost in the olive oil supply chain as adverse weather and Xylella fastidiosa crippled the country’s olive oil yield.
Jul. 5, 2018
An agreement signed in Rome by Coldiretti, Unaprol, Federolio and FAI S.p.A. includes measures which stirred protests among representatives of the Italian olive oil sector.
Mar. 5, 2018
As Europe was struck by an intense cold wave originating in Siberia, concerns arose among farmers.