Nov. 28, 2022
Award-winning producer Marijana Podrug sees increased production and tourism potential in Croatia but said government bureaucracy is getting in the way.
Nov. 17, 2022
Drought, wildfires and sea level rise threaten olive groves across Croatia.
Nov. 4, 2022
The four-member team harvested 48.6 kilgrams of olives, slightly edging out hosts Croatia at the fifth edition of the contest.
Oct. 26, 2022
Students from Zagreb also learned about the milling process. The oil they helped produce will be submitted to the 2023 NYIOOC.
Oct. 13, 2022
Ahead of the harvest, olive growers from Split-Dalmatia County were congratulated for their 17 awards at the 2022 World Olive Oil Competition.
Jul. 25, 2022
Witnessing the affects of Croatia’s worst wildfire season since 2017, Marija Vučković promised compensation and support to affected olive growers and farmers.
Jul. 15, 2022
The fire burned 657 olive trees on the Dolina Maslina Estate. Fortunately, there were no fatalities but the driver was hospitalized.
Jun. 22, 2022
Local officials praised the efforts of olive oil producers who yielded eleven awards at the World Competition. Their success was attributed to hard work and cooperation.
Jun. 15, 2022
Over the three-year duration of the project, 160 farmers covering 1,877 hectares sequestered 6,500 tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
Jun. 8, 2022
Infobip, the first Croatian startup to be valued at $1 billion, produces its own olive oil to give to clients and employees.
May. 23, 2022
Croatian farmers and producers have earned the third-highest award total at the 2022 NYIOOC, improving upon last year’s results too.
May. 18, 2022
Danijala Lalin hopes to use her success at the NYIOOC to build an agricultural brand and inspire other young farmers to do the same.
Nov. 30, 2021
After climate change wreaked havoc on the 2021 harvest, one of Croatia’s leading producers believes the olive farming paradigm in the country must change.
Nov. 1, 2021
Martina Radovčić and Marko Murtić founded their olive grove eight years ago. Starting with an emphasis on local cultivars, the couple hopes to show the world a taste of Dalmatia.
Oct. 26, 2021
From broken bones to poisonous bites, there is plenty of inherent danger when harvesting olives. Eye injuries are among the most prevalent in Croatia’s olive groves.
Oct. 13, 2021
The unique competition, aimed at celebrating local agriculture, had ten teams competing for the title.
Oct. 5, 2021
The producers behind Avistria use social media to find and grow relationships with clients in their native Austria from their farm in Croatia.
Sep. 30, 2021
The Zlatna Šoltanka cooperative is preparing for a 25-percent lower yield than last year’s. Still, its founder emphasizes that quality trumps quantity.
Sep. 29, 2021
Producers on Croatia’s northwestern peninsula expect a decrease of up to 80 percent compared with last year’s yield.
Aug. 17, 2021
Ivica Vlatković is the first president of the Association of Olive Growers of Zadar County. Their goal is to produce, brand and sell high-quality olive oils.