Jan. 20, 2014
Fortuné Arizzi recognized the exceptional terroir of Les Mées and, fortunately for us, convinced his wife to invest in an olive orchard.
Dec. 10, 2012
Biosensors that appear to offer a cheap and fast way to detect insecticide residues in olive oil have been developed by a team of French and Moroccan scientists.
Aug. 14, 2012
The French interprofessional organization recently introduced stickers to help consumers identify olives and olive oil produced in France.
Apr. 2, 2012
A new olive oil lobby group is urgently preparing a position paper to protect its members from threatended subsidy cuts by the European Commission.
Feb. 13, 2012
Volunteers run a small cooperative mill in the Provence. Life is not always easy but they are intent on keeping the Provençal tradition.
Dec. 11, 2011
French consumer magazine Que Chosir, gets in with the act, comparing thirty extra virgin olive oils sold in France and finding the ones made locally to be generally better (and more expensive).
Jul. 19, 2011
Olive oil production in France is tiny compared to its neighbors and there's a "problem with notoriety." Jean Benoit Hugues shares what the interprofessional association Afidol plans to do about lifting the profile, and sales, of French olive oil.