Coldiretti

Sep. 4, 2019

Optimistic Forecasts for Harvest in Italy

Under the current conditions, the yield could exceed 315,000 tons -- lower than the average of the last decade, but still better than in recent years.

May. 6, 2019

Thousands of Jobs Lost in Italian Olive Oil Sector, Farmers Group Warns

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

Italian Consortia Sign Major Agreement, Triggering Backlash

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

Will the 'Beast From the East' Affect Olive Groves?

As Europe was struck by an intense cold wave originating in Siberia, concerns arose among farmers.

Mar. 31, 2017

Fifth Report on Agri-Food Crimes in Italy

The annual report on organized crime in agriculture confirmed the efficiency of Italian law enforcement with greater international cooperation.

Aug. 15, 2016

A Smear Campaign Against Tunisian Olive Oil

Tunisian representatives and others are speaking out about a campaign to tarnish the reputation of the country's olive oil after Europe raised import limits to help with its economic recovery.

Oct. 20, 2014

Ruinous Floods in Liguria Add to Poor Outlook for Italian Production

Damaging floods in Liguria are adding to a rough year for Italian olive oil farmers, resulting in a drop in production and rising prices.

Oct. 6, 2014

Italian Farmers' Organization Backs Olive Oil Quality Register

Coldiretti Molise has backed new legislation aimed at preventing olive oil adulteration and fraud.

Jan. 8, 2012

Unaprol President Urges Europe to Lower Alkyl Ester Limits

Italy's consortium of Italian olive oil producers, responded to consumers' concerns in the wake of 'Made in Italy' mislabeling claims.

Mar. 29, 2011

Details Expected Thursday on Investigations Into Deodorized Olive Oils

The Corpo Forestale will hold a highly anticipated news conference in Rome Thursday about its recent investigations into deodorized olive oils and supply chains.

Jul. 20, 2010

Coldiretti’s "Green Oscars" Encourage Agricultural Innovation

Coldiretti, Italy's largest farming group and lobby, held its fourth Oscar Green Awards to support and encourage innovation in agricultural pursuits.