May. 27, 2014
Producers and chefs gathered in Taggia to celebrate an important olive cultivar and the exquisite oil that bears the village's name.
Apr. 21, 2014
San Martino to Host Third Edition of 'Extrascape'
"Truth in olive oil" will be the main focus of Extrascape's third edition to be held in Molise from the 27th to the 29th of April.
Apr. 10, 2014
Data on Italy’s Carryover Olive Oil Stocks Too 'Sensitive' to Release
Details of Italy’s olive oil stocks at the start of the current season could disturb the market, the European Commission has told Olive Oil Times.
Nov. 7, 2013
Billionaire Bets on Olive Oil Quality Trend
Domenica Fiore owner Frank Giustra is betting that consumers will learn to better discern quality and be willing to pay for it.
Nov. 6, 2013
Italy Seeks Help to Contain Olive Tree Killer
Emergency E.U. funds are understood to have been promised to Italy to help limit the spread of a plant disease killing olive trees.
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.
Feb. 12, 2013
7th 'Olio Capitale' Coming to Trieste
The only Italian expo completely dedicated to promotion of extra virgin olive oils will take place in Trieste March 1-4.
Nov. 5, 2012
Tasting Fresh Olive Oils in Italy
In Italy the olive picking season has started, with a different schedule for every region and the olive mills are working at full capacity.
Jun. 14, 2012
Slow Food Organizes a 'People's Choice' Contest for Olive Oil
For the seventh year, a Slow Food initiative to lets people discover the best Italian extra virgin olive oils by being professional tasters for one night.
May. 24, 2012
A Celebration of Lazio Extra Virgin
Young chefs from Lazio come up with their own interpretation with some of the best extra virgin olive oils from the region for the "Extra Virgin Dinners" organized by Arsial and Uliveti del Lazio.
Jan. 18, 2012
EU Codifies Marketing Standards for Olive Oil
In the interests of clarity and rationality, the European Union has this month published an updated version of its regulation on marketing standards for olive oil.