Thousands of Jobs Lost in Italian Olive Oil Sector, Farmers Group Warns
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.
Italian Producers Celebrate Quality at the Ercole Olivario Awards
Italian producers from around the country demonstrated their resilience to a tough harvest season at the twenty-seventh edition of the awards ceremony.
Olive Tree Installation Charms and Causes Controversy in Milan
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.
Women Take Center Stage at Italian EVOO Literary Competition
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.