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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.

Oct. 27, 2014

Italy Adopts EU Provisions on Non-Refillable Bottles

The new legislation, Quality and Transparency of the Supply Chain of Olive Oils, formally adopts new rules for olive oil labeling and packaging.

Oct. 20, 2014

Ruinous Floods in Liguria Add to Poor Outlook for Italian Production

Damaging floods in Liguria are adding to a rough year for Italian olive oil farmers, resulting in a drop in production and rising prices.

Oct. 16, 2014

Cooking Congress Prompts Chefs to Explore Ancient Mediterranean Cuisine

The first Mediterranean Cooking Congress offered chefs from eight Mediterranean nations the opportunity to explore the roots of their cooking heritage.

Oct. 8, 2014

Chinese Co. Buys Majority Stake in Filippo Berio Producer

China's Bright Foods has acquired a majority stake in Italian olive oil producer Salov, maker of the top-selling Filippo Berio brand.

Sep. 22, 2014

'WE Expo' Project Seeks to Build New Alliances

An Expo 2015 project seeks to bring together women and nourishing foods from around the globe.

Sep. 17, 2014

EU Leaders Urge Development of Organic Sector

The Eighth European Organic Congress met last week, focusing on the regulation needed to continue the burgeoning growth of the organic sector.

Sep. 2, 2014

Rock Star Invites Tourists to Help With Olive Harvest

Sting invites tourists to his 900-acre estate and try their hand at harvesting the olives that produce the rock star's own line of extra virgin olive oil.

Aug. 25, 2014

Blight Continues to Threaten Olive Crops in Italy

Widespread bacterial infection has already destroyed thousands of olive trees across Italy’s Puglia region.

Jul. 25, 2014

New Strain of Plant Germ Killing Ancient Olive Trees in Italy

A new strain of lethal plant germ Xylella fastidiosa combined with fungi and an insect are blamed for the disease destroying century-old olive groves in Italy.

Jul. 21, 2014

Oil, Art and Culture in Liguria

Italian illustrator Milo Manara designed this year’s poster for the Bistrot dell'Ulivo, an event in Badalucco, Liguria

Jul. 7, 2014

Enrico Lupi Re-Elected at RE.C.O.MED

The chairman of the Italian National Association Città dell’Olio will return as president of the Mediterranean Olive Oil Cities Network.

May. 27, 2014

Celebrating the Taggiasca

Producers and chefs gathered in Taggia to celebrate an important olive cultivar and the exquisite oil that bears the village's name.

Apr. 21, 2014

San Martino to Host Third Edition of 'Extrascape'

"Truth in olive oil" will be the main focus of Extrascape's third edition to be held in Molise from the 27th to the 29th of April.

Mar. 25, 2014

Eighth 'Olio Capitale' Draws to Close

With a rich program of events and 306 exhibitors, Olio Capitale is Italy's only expo dedicated to the promotion of extra virgin olive oil.

Mar. 7, 2014

Italy, Spain Sweep Sol d'Oro Competition

Italy won 10 of the 15 awarded medals, and a new Sol d'Oro South was announced with the first edition later this year from Chile.

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