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Nov. 13, 2015

World's Largest Olive Oil Producer Responds to Fraud Allegations

Deoleo said it “strictly respects all the laws and regulations relating to food security in all the countries in which it operates."

Nov. 10, 2015

Doing Hard Time in Italy's Last Island Prison Means Making Olive Oil

Inmates at Gorgona press their own oil from an olive variety unique to their prison island.

Nov. 3, 2015

Italian Harvest Off to Strong Start

Farmers are reporting a strong early harvest in terms of production totals and quality.

Oct. 26, 2015 Fairs, Competitions

EVOO Takes Center Stage as Milan Expo Winds Down

Oct. 22, 2015 Producer Profiles

Heroic Cultivation on Lake Como

Mar. 25, 2015 Fairs, Competitions

Olio Capitale Hands Baton to Milan Expo

Feb. 25, 2015

Proposal to Include Apulia's 'Plain of Olive Trees' on Unesco List

Three municipalities have joined forces to protect an area with a concentration of thousand-year-old olive trees.

Feb. 15, 2015

Olio Capitale Takes Aim at International Markets

Trieste will host the 9th Olio Capitale, Italy's exhibition dedicated to quality extra virgin olive oil.

Feb. 13, 2015

Lucca Goes Extra Virgin

The beautiful town in Tuscany hosts the third edition of ExtraLucca, a cultural and culinary event dedicated to extra virgin olive oil.

Feb. 9, 2015

New Sunrise for an Ancient Town

It is a magic moment for this city illuminated by the first lights of a new beginning in the name of olive oil tradition and its future.

Jan. 27, 2015

After Bruising Season, Italy Combats Fraud and Invests in its Future

The minister of agriculture organized a meeting with stakeholders to "relaunch" a core sector of the Italian economy.

Jan. 19, 2015

Olives Reach New Heights in Valtellina

One of the consequences of rising temperatures is that it's now possible to cultivate olive trees where it was previously unthinkable.

Jan. 5, 2015

Seggiano Suspends Olive Tree in City Wall

In Seggiano (Tuscany) you can visit a Museum where an olive tree producing the local olive oil (Olivastra saggianese variety) was installed

Dec. 15, 2014

After the Olive Fruit Fly and Bacterial Blight, the Dreaded Starling

There is little relief in this "Black Year" for Italian olive oil with challenges seeming to come from every direction.

Dec. 15, 2014

Planeta's Cooking Secrets

The Sicilian wine and oil producers have let go of their closely-held family recipes.

Dec. 8, 2014

Apulia Asks Italian Government for Help with Olive Tree Epidemic

The president of Apulia sent a letter to the Italian Prime Minister for an urgent meeting over the year-long Xylella fastidiosa epidemic.

Dec. 8, 2014

Eight Accused in €3M Sale of 'Italian' Olive Oil from Unknown Sources

Following the case of untraceable oil seized in Tuscany, another scandal arising from the scarcity of Italian olive oil was uncovered this week.

Dec. 4, 2014

Rome Journal: Teaching Kids About Healthy Eating

The importance of healthy eating from a young age is seen as a necessity in Italian culture. Italy is one of the healthiest countries in the world and the key lies in the education of healthy eating at a young age.

Dec. 3, 2014

3,200 Gallons of Untraceable Olive Oil Confiscated in Tuscany

The Italian State Forestry Corps seized a truck carrying 3,200 gallons of olive oil without a certificate of origin

Dec. 2, 2014

Rash of Olive Oil Thefts Reported in Italy

Following a rise in the price of olive oil, there have been growing reports of olive thefts taking place in olive-growing regions across the country.

Nov. 3, 2014

Researchers Extract Olive Oil Pigments to Detect Frauds

A faster and cheaper method to detect olive oil fraud has been devised by Italian researchers at Pisa University.

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