Jan. 5, 2021
By identifying centenary olive trees, the organizers of Sudoliva hope to promote olive oil culture in the Americas and help producers along the way.
Dec. 1, 2020
Along with producing award-winning extra virgin olive oil from their centuries-old trees, Eftihis Androulakis and Michalis Marakas are making inroads into the food supplement business. Their high-phenolic olive oils are being prescribed doctors in Belgium.
Oct. 1, 2020
At least 50 trees infected with the deadly plant pathogen have been discovered in a Xylella fastidiosa buffer zone, authorities said, threatening some of the area’s renowned ancient olive trees.
Jul. 10, 2020
The Spanish Association of Olive Municipalities has named a 1,100-year-old olive tree on Mallorca the “best monumental olive tree in Spain.”
Jan. 22, 2019
The millenary olive trees of Sénia, a territory that stretches in between Barcelona and Valencia, have been formally recognized by the as an important agricultural heritage site.
Aug. 1, 2016
Branches from the Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves have been used in ceremonies at each summer Olympics since the Athens Games in 2004. The wreath cutting ceremony was accompanied by an ancient dance ritual.
Mar. 23, 2016
When a 2,000-year old tree is uprooted and taken to Germany, a young woman fights to get it back to help save her grandfather.
Mar. 22, 2016
Tips on the preservation and maintenance of monumental olive trees by the leading expert Giorgio Pannelli.