Sep. 11, 2023

Award-Winning EVOO, Local Cuisine Delight the Senses on Hvar

Eva Marija Čurin challenged guests at a dinner to decide which extra virgin olive oils paired best with local dishes.

Aug. 16, 2023

Restaurateurs, Producers in Croatia Debate Charging Extra for Local Olive Oils

Croatia' award-winning producers would like more restaurants to serve local extra virgin olive oils.

Aug. 2, 2023

An Olive Oil as Unique as Its Producers

Over the past decade, Saša Petković and Vedrana Rakovac have transitioned from hobby growers to professional producers. But some things have not changed.

Jul. 31, 2023

Popular German Travel Program Features Award-Winning Producer in Dalmatia

Ivan Pfeiffer, the producer behind MI Olive, shared the tragedy of his wife’s passing and the triumph of his award-winning extra virgin olive oil.

Jul. 13, 2023

Officials in Zadar County Celebrate Award-Winning Producers

Prefect Božidar Longin thanked local extra virgin olive oil, wine and cheese producers for exposing a global audience to Zadar county’s agricultural products.

Jul. 13, 2023

Istrian Officials Share Oleotourism Insights at Events in Spain and Italy

According to Istrian tourism officials, 190,000 people visit olive growers and producers on the peninsula each year. Now, these officials are sharing strategies in Spain and Italy.

May. 2, 2023

Latest Awards Confirm the Rising Quality of Croatian Extra Virgin Olive Oils

Producers from Croatia remained among the most awarded at the 2023 World Olive Oil Competition, despite their much smaller production than some other participating countries.

Apr. 25, 2023

Award-Winning Producer Dedicates Accolade to Late Wife

Ivan Pfeiffer says he will rename his olive oil brand for his wife, who suddenly passed away.

Apr. 21, 2023

Master Miller in Istria Explains His Sustained Success at World Competition

Edi Druzetić says a state-of-the-art mill, quick harvest and carefully balanced blends are the secrets to Uljara Vodnjan’s success at the NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition.

Apr. 17, 2023

Prominent Producer Applauds Croatia's Success at World Competition

Award-winning producer Ivica Vlatković attributed Croatia's success so far at the 2023 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition to individual quality and sector-wide cooperation.

Apr. 13, 2023

Former Footballer and Lawyer Team Up to Produce High-Quality Olive Oil

After a cancer scare, retired soccer star Nikica Cukrov and his son-in-law teamed up to plant trees and make extra virgin olive oil.

Apr. 6, 2023

Elementary Schoolers Helped Produce One of Croatia's Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils

OPG Uroda earned a Gold Award at the 2023 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition with help from local students.

Apr. 3, 2023

Dalmatian Agronomists Experiment with New Pruning Methods

Carrying scissors in one hand and a saw in the other, Stjepan Dević prunes a tree in five minutes.

Aug. 18, 2022

Wildfires Stress the Importance of Crop Insurance in Croatia

After a wildfire damaged 15 percent of his grove in Dalmatia, one Croatian farmer explained the crucial role government-subsidized insurance plays for small farmers.

Aug. 11, 2022

Experiment with North African Olive Varieties Bears Fruit in Croatia

One producer has found that his Chemlali and Moroccan Picholine trees are thriving in Dalmatia’s increasingly hot and dry climate.

Jul. 25, 2022

Croatian Agriculture Minister Visits Burned Properties in Dalmatia

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

Olive Trees in Dalmatia Burn in Fire Caused by Traffic Accident

The fire burned 657 olive trees on the Dolina Maslina Estate. Fortunately, there were no fatalities but the driver was hospitalized.

Jun. 22, 2022

Croatia’s Zadar County Celebrates NYIOOC Success in Official Ceremony

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

Italian and Croatian Olive Growers Test New Carbon Credit Project

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

Croatian Tech Company Produces Award-Winning EVOO for Gifting

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 Producers Celebrate NYIOOC Success as Results Continue to Roll Out

Croatian farmers and producers have earned the third-highest award total at the 2022 NYIOOC, improving upon last year’s results too.