Mar. 3, 2022
Winemakers have been aging their wines under the sea for years. Denis Plastić decided to try it with olive oil and the first results are promising
Feb. 21, 2022
Working together, Montenegrin producers hope to replicate neighboring Croatia’s success at the World Olive Oil Competition.
Feb. 8, 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina has experienced faster growth in olive tree cultivation than any other European country since 1977. Quality has also improved.
Jan. 25, 2022
Producers say they face ever-growing hardships from the effects of a global pandemic, climate change, higher production costs, market instability and a persistent lack of consumer understanding about their products.
Dec. 1, 2021
According to Ignacio Silva, specialization is key to the survival of traditional producers, and the whole sector must modernize to thrive.
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. 29, 2021
The owner of the state’s only commercial mill reflects on the challenges of producing award-winning olive oil in Oregon.
Nov. 22, 2021
Italy leads the way in social olive farming with projects in Tuscany and Molise that focus on quality, protecting biodiversity and social inclusion of marginalized groups.
Nov. 17, 2021
Olive oil production in Turkey is expected to exceed 235,000 tons, the country’s second-highest total. Table olive production will reach a record high.
Nov. 16, 2021
Researchers found virgin olive oils high in polyphenols lowered the risk of contamination from common food-borne pathogens by up to 90 percent.
Nov. 15, 2021
A startup focused on restoring abandoned olive groves has adopted three hectares of trees around the House of Leonardo, with plans to expand.
May. 28, 2021
A new study shows that the consumption of olive oil played a role in maintaining cardiovascular health and mobility in elderly Sardinians.
Feb. 6, 2021
A video advertisement for polyphenol-rich olive oil features a Beverly Hills doctor making questionable claims.
Mar. 23, 2020
An Olive Oil Times survey reveals growing despair and uncertainty for an industry that seemed under attack even before the pandemic arrived.
Jan. 16, 2020
Producers around the world were asked to rate this year's harvest and share their concerns. Climate change, low prices and a lack of consumer knowledge are at the top of their minds.
Dec. 11, 2019
Tests on lab mice demonstrated that extra virgin olive oil delays the onset of cognitive impairment and dementia.
Dec. 5, 2019
The newly published reference guide, International Olive Growing: Worldwide Analysis and Summary, sheds light on a number of interesting olive oil-related statistics.
Sep. 19, 2019
Early Celts in the French region of Burgundy imported olive oil from the Mediterranean around 500 BCE, a new study shows. The find is the earliest evidence of olive oil use in Central Europe.
Sep. 12, 2019
While the body of research on Xylella fastidiosa has expanded significantly since its discovery, so has the complexity of the disease. With no cure in sight, farmers must learn to adapt.