Jan. 4, 2021
The table olive harvest in the Golden State was between 9,000 and 15,000 tons larger than initially expected. The transition to high density groves has increased efficiency and quality, one of the state's main producers said.
Dec. 28, 2020
Challenges created by the pandemic and climate change prompted an award-winning producer to go with the flow.
Dec. 14, 2020
Bad springtime weather and logistic challenges have made what was expected to be a tough year even worse.
Dec. 1, 2020
2020 gave outdoor activities a newfound importance. Efforts are underway to ensure that the olive oil industry is poised to capitalize on the shift.
Nov. 18, 2020
Producers in Italy warn that storage facilities are filling up quickly just weeks into the harvest. Low demand from the restaurant and hospitality sector has caused the backlog.
Oct. 14, 2020
The WFP was awarded for its contributions to combat hunger and efforts to create better conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas.
Oct. 8, 2020
Producers are predicting smaller yields than last year. The record wildfires appear to have had a minimal effect on the state's olive farmers.
Oct. 5, 2020
Around 145,000 beneficiaries of the program are expected to receive €300 per hectare of olive grove if the plan receives approval from the European Commission.
Sep. 22, 2020
A pioneering outdoor classroom at the Ciuffelli Agricultural Institute provides students with an inspiring setting to resume their studies.
Sep. 16, 2020
An Olive Oil Times survey reveals a season of growing uncertainties and challenges for olive oil producers.
Aug. 31, 2020
In an uncommon occasion in European politics, Phil Hogan has left his post as agriculture commissioner over the Golfgate scandal.
Jun. 18, 2020
Even with ongoing water shortages and the challenge of working during a lockdown, growers anticipate a good harvest.
Jun. 15, 2020
The exemption is part of a broader effort to promote entrepreneurship in the agricultural sector.
Jun. 9, 2020
An association of Italian farmers warns that the sector could lose €1 billion in 2020. As the lockdown eases, farmhouses are finding new ways to safely attract tourists.
Jun. 5, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture predicts that global olive oil production will fall by nearly three percent, to 3.03 million tons, in the 2020/21 crop year.
Jun. 3, 2020
While the data show that plant-based food sales in the United States grew by 90 percent over the same period last year, anecdotal evidence suggests olive oil sales grew with them.
May. 26, 2020
Spain has asked the European Commission to afford olive oil producers similar protection to other agriculturalists.
May. 26, 2020
The latest measures by the European Commission will provide olive oil ands table olive producers with access to low-interest loans and change the funding priorities of the sector to help combat economic problems caused by COVID-19.