Jan. 19, 2023
Pietro Re at Tamia produces top quality extra virgin olive oils and aims to bring new technology and practices to the sustainable brand.
Feb. 7, 2020
Italy's Olive Oil Competitiveness Hindered by Aging Groves
With higher costs and lower yields than modern olive oil farms, quality alone may not be enough to protect Italy's smaller producers in a fast-changing international market.
Jul. 5, 2018
Italian Consortia Sign Major Agreement, Triggering Backlash
An agreement signed in Rome by Coldiretti, Unaprol, Federolio and FAI S.p.A. includes measures which stirred protests among representatives of the Italian olive oil sector.
Dec. 27, 2017
NY Pizza Maker Revisits His Italian Roots
Salvatore Polizzi took a break from his Bushwick Pizzeria to reconnect with his family's olive farm and revive traditions.
Dec. 13, 2017
Italy's Cooperatives: Strength in Numbers
Cooperatives of Italian olive growers reached the highest standards thanks to smootly-running incentive systems, while helping small scale proucers enter the market.
Oct. 5, 2016
EVOO Meets Art at Frieze Masters
Frieze Masters will host a 'Culture of Italian Olive Oil' event, featuring Italian producers who are passionate about art and agriculture in equal measure.
Nov. 20, 2014
Basilicata, Wild Olive of Southern Italy
New opportunities are coming to get to know the olive oils of Basilicata, a wild land that inspired great artists.
Nov. 17, 2014
Rome Journal: A Peek Inside the Olive Oil Mill Next Door
Small olive oil farms dot the rolling Roman hills where the love for the craft is the main ingredient in the popular local olive oil.
Nov. 12, 2014
Sicily Ready for PGI Certification
Only a few steps remain for Sicilian extra virgin olive oil to achieve its own protected origin certification.
Oct. 22, 2014
Italian Growers Sidelined While Dante Project Gets Public Funding
A public investment by the Italian Institute for Agro-industrial Development has been criticized by growers who were left out of the deal.
Oct. 21, 2014
Umbrian Mills Open their Doors
From 1 to 30 November, olive oil mills in the beautiful region of Umbria in Central Italy will open for the annual Frantoi Aperti event.
Jul. 29, 2014
Snapshot of Italian Olive Oil Exports
Figures show a collaboration between ICE and Unaprol since 2010 has boosted Italian olive oil exports in key markets.
Jul. 21, 2014
Rewarding Those Who Paint the Right Picture of Italian Olive Oil
The Umbria Region and Città dell'Olio have launched an award for journalists, writers, photographers and film-makers to promote Italian olive oil.
Oct. 28, 2013
An overnight harvesting in Italy was the occasion for a technical congress about the effect of harvest-time temperatures on olive oil.
Oct. 15, 2013
Olive Harvest Gets Social in Italy
Olives picking has started in Italy, despite the unfavorable weather conditions, and this year much of the buzz is on the Web.
Sep. 19, 2013
GirOlio 2013: Around Italy in 90 Days
GirOlio 2013, organized by the National Association Città dell'Olio, will wind through all of Italy and its olive-growing lands.
Aug. 26, 2013
Olive Oil Gift Pack Gets Dieline Nod
A Madonna Dell'Olivo gift pack, designed by the NJU studio, received a merit at The Dieline Package Design Awards.
Jul. 30, 2013
An 'ID' for Apulian Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Apulia launched a project to promote its extra virgin olive oils through innovation and quality certification.
Jul. 8, 2013
In Italy, producers, bartenders and researchers are adding a drop of extra virgin olive oil to their cocktails. It's worth trying it.
May. 21, 2013
Cristiano Tomei: Instinct and Madness
At L'Imbuto restaurant, chef Cristiano Tomei proposes a cuisine based on quality, simple ingredients and a great creativity.
Mar. 15, 2013
Record Year for International Participation at 7th Olio Capitale
The specialist Italian trade fair, held in the city of Trieste, played host to a record number of visitors and attracted even greater international involvement than previous years.