Jun. 21, 2021
Producers across the south of France and Corsica earned a record-high number of awards despite a difficult harvest year from start to finish.
Dec. 23, 2020
Frost, hail and torrential rains dampened the 2020 olive harvest in France. It will still be better than last year and producers report that quality is as good as ever.
May. 20, 2020
French brands earned a record-high eight awards at the 2020 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition, including six Golds and two Silvers.
May. 22, 2019
Upwards of 2.5 million birds are killed each harvest season in Spain, Italy, France and Portugal.
Apr. 2, 2019
French olive growers are working on recovering traditional olive groves as a means to strengthen the sector.
May. 2, 2016
Following a ban on the use of the insecticide dimethoate in France, French olive growers are concerned about the risk of damage to olive trees by the olive fruit fly, and increasing production costs.