Jul. 13, 2020
Italy’s major farmers association attributes the bulk of losses to the shutdown of the nation’s foodservice sector during the pandemic and a precipitous drop in tourism.
Jul. 7, 2020
The increase in olive oil consumption is partially due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led consumers to change their eating priorities.
Jul. 7, 2020
The Italian farmers' group Coldiretti opposes the controversial French food labeling system, saying it underrates the health benefits of olive oil.
Jul. 6, 2020
Italian and Spanish producers were among the big winners at the EVO International Olive Oil Contest.
Jun. 29, 2020
The money will be divided among farmers who suffered at least a 30-percent loss of production.
Jun. 15, 2020
Combining modern milling and harvesting techniques with a rich history, producers from the southern Italian region enjoyed plenty of success at this year's World Olive Oil Competition.
Jun. 11, 2020
Anna Cane was reappointed to the presidency of the Olive Oil Group of the Italian Association of Oil Industry (Assitol) after a unanimous vote by the assembly of entrepreneurs. Riccardo Cassetta, managing director of the olive oil company Biolevante in Andria, was reconfirmed as vice-president, along with the newly appointed vice-presidents Dora Desantis, head of quality
Jun. 11, 2020
What unites 2020 NYIOOC award winners of all sizes is their innovation and use of technology.
Jun. 9, 2020
An association of Italian farmers warns that the sector could lose €1 billion in 2020. As the lockdown eases, farmhouses are finding new ways to safely attract tourists.
Jun. 3, 2020
From Puglia to Sicily, producers from across the renowned olive-growing regions of Southern Italy celebrated their success at the world's most prestigious olive oil quality contest.
Mar. 27, 2020
According to a new report, the value and volume of extra virgin olive oils with geographical indications are increasing across Italy. Puglia and Tuscany are leading the way.
Mar. 21, 2020
Italians are shopping in masks and gloves, but they're still shopping, and buying more than they used to. Olive oil sales in Italy have jumped 22 percent since COVID-19 hit, and stores are finding that Mediterranean diet staples are now the top sellers
Mar. 11, 2020
At a time when Italy's agriculture sector was already reeling, the coronavirus lockdown has wiped out major spring events and promotional activities.
Mar. 3, 2020
A new law would protect Italian agriculture by letting prosecutors pursue frauds anywhere in the supply chain.
Feb. 27, 2020
The rising number of coronavirus infections across northern Italy has impacted every corner of the country's agriculture sector, from harvesting and production to tourism and exports.