Apr. 26, 2021
Producers signed up in record numbers to compete on the world stage, and many submitted new product variations to distinguish their brands in the global marketplace.
Apr. 20, 2021
The International Olive Council predicts that Australians will consume 51,000 tons of olive oil in the 2020/21 fiscal campaign ahead of what could be a record harvest for producers.
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.
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.
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.