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.
May. 7, 2020
The population's priorities will shift in a post-coronavirus world, demanding ethical and sustainable production from farmers and distributors in the years ahead.
May. 5, 2020
The extension, in an area that was mostly spared by the virus outbreak that ran wild in northern Italy, has prompted local institutions to call on the central government to let their region set its own course of economic recovery.
May. 1, 2020
The Alentejo Olive Oil Association is donating enough olive oil to help prepare 14,000 meals for unemployed families and others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr. 29, 2020
While Tunisia's exports of olive oil slowed during the coronavirus crisis, the country had seen relative success in continuing activity and reaching foreign markets.
Apr. 17, 2020
The immediate economic impact of the coronavirus crisis is being felt by producers in Spain to varying degrees as they gauge its lasting effects on the sector.
Apr. 8, 2020
South Africa is in lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but with the necessary permits, EVOO producers continue harvesting.
Apr. 6, 2020
As the coronavirus spreads through Argentina, olive growers and oil producers are facing complications both during and after the harvest. Small producers are likely to be impacted the most.
Apr. 6, 2020
Chilean olive oil producers prepare for an early harvest with a minimum of workers during the predicted peak of COVID-19 in the country.
Feb. 27, 2020
The rising number of coronavirus infections across northern Italy has impacted every corner of the country's agriculture sector, from harvesting and production to tourism and exports.