Feb. 15, 2021
From charitable efforts to reversing desertification, olive trees and olive oil continue to play a fundamental role in Greek society.
Feb. 11, 2021
The award-winning producers Mil & Un Verd are on a mission: preserve the historical structures and millennial olive trees of their estate while sustainably producing extra virgin olive oil from native varieties.
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.
Nov. 11, 2020
Olive oil consumption was 20 percent higher during the four-month-long state of alarm than it was before or after the emergency declaration, a government report found.
Nov. 9, 2020
Across Italy, students and volunteers are flocking to the olive groves to help with the harvest. The olive oil they help produce is destined for those in need from Sicily to Lombardy.
Nov. 5, 2020
Spain is expected to produce 1.6 million tons of olive oil this season. Slowing sales in the hospitality sector and a dry summer and spring have some producers concerned.
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.
Jul. 7, 2020
The increase in olive oil consumption is partially due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has led consumers to change their eating priorities.
Jul. 6, 2020
In the wake of the pandemic, the Spanish interprofessional, Oriva, will distribute the refined oil to 12,500 hotels, restaurants and caterers.
Jun. 25, 2020
Exports are down and storage facilities are full in Puglia while farmers and local politicians call for urgent support.
Jun. 18, 2020
Ever-changing weather, marketplace turmoil and a surplus of olive oil have severely impacted local farmers and cast a shadow on the coming season
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.