Croatia

Jun. 1, 2020

Croatians Strike Gold at World Olive Oil Competition

Croatian olive oil producers earned 49 awards from 60 entries at the 2020 NYIOOC.

Feb. 26, 2020

Croatia Wants Its Olive Farmers to Organize

The minister of agriculture said cooperatives would help the sector by allowing producers to benefit from financial support and other measures.

Jan. 27, 2020

EU Aid Not Helping Croatians, Official Says

The third tendering period for European Union producers seeking private storage aid for olive oil has just opened. However, one Croatian olive oil official argues that the aid does not help producers in small countries.

Oct. 17, 2019

As Harvest Begins, Croatian Producers Anticipate High Quality, If Not Quantity

While production figures are expected to decrease for the fourth consecutive year, quality is anticipated to be as high as ever.

Oct. 15, 2019

Montenegro Victorious at 3rd Olive Picking Championship

Four Montenegrin olive harvesting experts delivered the small country its first World Olive Picking Championship, defeating two-time champion Croatia. Neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina finished in second place.

May. 28, 2019

Croatian Brands Win Big in New York

Croatian olive oils came in fourth after Italy, Spain and the United States, a significant result for a small country with a modest production.

May. 9, 2018

Croatian Producers Celebrate Success at NYIOOC

Among the 45 Croatian brands, 40 were awarded at the 2018 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition.

Jan. 16, 2018

Croatian Joins Elite Panel of Tasters in New York

Dr. Karolina Brkic Bubola, the leader of the official panel for olive oil sensory assessment for the Republic of Croatia, will be among the 18 judges at the 2018 NYIOOC.

Nov. 27, 2017

Croatians Celebrate a 'High Quality' Olive Harvest

Olive oil producers in Croatia are happy with their new batch of freshly-pressed oil and report that despite lower yields, oil quality is even better than last year.

Jul. 27, 2017

Chef Deniz Zembo's Olive Oil Explorations

Croatian celebrity chef Deniz Zembo shares insights into the culinary possibilities of cooking and innovating with olive oil.

Jul. 18, 2017

Oliva Lucia: A Tale of Love, Loss and Leccino in Istria

Behind Oliva Lucia is a story of resilience: how one woman overcame the challenges of life and nature to become the producer of an award-winning olive oil.

Jul. 5, 2017

Uncertainty at Croatia's Largest Company May Affect Regional Olive Oil Prices

Agrokor is the largest employer in the region and is a major buyer and seller of olive oil. Currently saddled with $6 billion in debt, the company is closing stores and restructuring.

Jun. 29, 2017

An Olive Picking Championship in Croatia

The event aims to gather people from olive-producing regions from around the world to encourage friendship and cooperation.

Oct. 20, 2014

Croatian Olive Growers Face a Disappointing Harvest

The olive harvest has started earlier than usual in the Croatian olive-growing regions of Istria and Dalmatia, bringing disappointing yields.

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