Jan. 21, 2020
The Italian Confederation of Agriculture has announced a funding plan to address the ongoing Xylella fastidiosa crisis in Puglia.
Jan. 16, 2020
TAP executives have been summoned to appear in court on May 8 and will face charges of committing environmental damage including the unlawful removal of olive trees.
Jan. 14, 2020
The CEO of Domino's Italy believes there is still room in the traditional home of pizza for a delivery option. Traditional pizzaioli remain skeptical that the restaurant chain can increase its foothold in the market.
Dec. 19, 2019
The latest figures from Ismea, in collaboration with Unaprol, show Italy’s olive oil production is expected to exceed 300,000 tons this year.
Dec. 13, 2019
Tracking spittlebug movements throughout their lifespan, researchers have made recommendations to help curb the spread of the pest.
Sep. 23, 2019
In the southwestern village of Stella Cilento, children will enjoy an afternoon snack of bread and olive oil provided by the town, after helping with the harvest.
Sep. 23, 2019
Silvao Gallus found that consuming pizza made with traditional ingredients protects against some chronic diseases.
Sep. 12, 2019
While the body of research on Xylella fastidiosa has expanded significantly since its discovery, so has the complexity of the disease. With no cure in sight, farmers must learn to adapt.
Sep. 5, 2019
The EU Court's judgment concluded the first phase of an infringement procedure opened in 2015 and found Italy liable for the payment of court costs.
Sep. 4, 2019
Seven small-scale Syrian farmers were given new hope for a better future as they learned new skills from farming communities in Piedmont and Liguria.
May. 14, 2019
After a difficult harvest season, which saw production figures fall by 57 percent, Italian producers finally had a reason to celebrate. The results from the 2019 NYIOOC confirmed that quality remained as high as ever in Italy.
May. 6, 2019
Coldiretti says 100,000 jobs have been lost in the olive oil supply chain as adverse weather and Xylella fastidiosa crippled the country’s olive oil yield.
Apr. 26, 2019
Italian producers from around the country demonstrated their resilience to a tough harvest season at the twenty-seventh edition of the awards ceremony.
Apr. 18, 2019
The installation of 16 centenary olive trees in celebration of Milan's Design Week has led to some questioning the origin and the future of the trees. Artist Sabine Marcelis says the trees were ethically sourced.
Apr. 9, 2019
The award ceremony also saw the launching of the Mediterranean Olive Oil Women’s Network and was an opportunity for a Jordanian agriculture official to showcase her country's progress.
Apr. 1, 2019
Threats to the olive oil sector are changing as white collar crimes become more prevalent, officials said.
Mar. 27, 2019
Production in Italy and Greece is down sharply. In Spain and Portugal, it's dramatically higher.