Dec. 14, 2020
Bad springtime weather and logistic challenges have made what was expected to be a tough year even worse.
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.
Jun. 23, 2020
Science may provide the answer to the consequences of global warming on olive trees to find cultivars with built-in tolerance to temperature extremes.
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.
Apr. 22, 2020
A moderate drought affecting the Southwestern states and northern Mexico can evolve into a megadrought -- a prolonged, extreme drought that lasts longer than two decades.
Sep. 7, 2018
While the overall sector is likely to remain largely unaffected, small growers on the eastern seaboard may bear the brunt of the drought.
Feb. 6, 2018
A new study warns that aridification, drought and wildfires could affect a quarter of the earth's land if average world temperatures continue to rise.
Nov. 8, 2017
Dry conditions over the last six months in Greece have created anxiety in the olive oil industry over yield this season. Producers are reporting, however, that their production might be better than expected.