Italian olive oil / page 3


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

Harvesting Under the Moon

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 Fairs, Competitions

GirOlio 2013: Around Italy in 90 Days

Jul. 8, 2013 Food & Cooking

Extra Virgin Cocktails

May. 21, 2013 Food & Cooking

Cristiano Tomei: Instinct and Madness

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.

Jan. 17, 2012

Price for Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil Drops to '09 Levels

The producer price for Italian olive oil returned to the levels of 2009. Imports rose in Brazil, Europe and North America, but fell in Japan and Australia, according to new data.

Sep. 29, 2011

Girolio d’Italia at the Starting Line

Get ready for a two-month journey across Italy to discover the country’s different tastes and cultivars with the newly pressed extra virgin olive oil.

Jul. 5, 2011

Are Designations of Origin Working for Italian Olive Oil?

Are the designations of origins helping Italian olive oil producers? The Italian Olive Oil Council tried to provide answers through a report about the Italian olive oil PDO chain.

Jun. 20, 2011

Italian Olive Oil Association Meets Over Fresh Market Data

The Association of the Italian Oil Industry, representing packagers of olive oil and seed oils, held a conference to review 2010 olive oil market volume and give indications about the early months of this year.

Apr. 21, 2011

In Lucca, Biodynamic and Organic Farming Make a Bit of Magic

Giuseppe Ferrua hand-picks his olives at just the right day of the lunar cycle to maximize the amount of liquid they contain. “Some people say we’re witches.”

Apr. 20, 2011

La Tête dans Les Olives

"You hear about it, you collect data but the only pertinent information is the one that your mouth will give you when you try (the oil). It erases all the past and sets the scale of values" - Cedric Casanova

Apr. 18, 2011

What to Choose at Gastronomia Volpetti

One of Rome's best specialty food shops, Gastronomia Volpetti can be a little intimidating to the uninitiated. When it comes to olive oil, best to stick with the Umbrian.

Mar. 28, 2011

'Artisanal' Olive Oil Producers Meet in Rome to Talk Strategy

Everyone seemed to agree that differentiation from mass-market brands was key, and it would take a long time and a lot of hard work for high quality olive oil to garner the price it deserves.

Mar. 16, 2011

Only Extra Virgin Olive Oil at Rome's Forno Campo de’ Fiori

Ever wonder what kind of oil they use at your local pizzeria? At Rome's legendary Forno Campo de Fiori it's only fresh local extra virgin olive oil, and lots of it.