Mar. 23, 2020
An Olive Oil Times survey reveals growing despair and uncertainty for an industry that seemed under attack even before the pandemic arrived.
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. 19, 2020
As anxious shoppers crowded into supermarkets, olive oil was at the top of many of their lists. Factories are running 24/7 to ensure supermarket shelves remain stocked.
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.
Jan. 27, 2020
In spite of a record drought and devastating bush fires, some large Australian producers are expecting close to an average production and high-quality oils in 2020.
Feb. 14, 2017
South Africa's olive industry is set to take a blow from recent wildfires that have plagued the Western Cape region, an area home to most of the country's olive farms.
Jul. 27, 2015
The document points out that Xylella fastidiosa is one of the world’s deadliest plant bacteria and the only confirmed outbreak in the EU is in Apulia.
Jul. 21, 2015
Despite a wrenching drought and a widening debate over California's water supply, forecasts for the 2015 olive harvest are surprisingly upbeat.
Oct. 20, 2014
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. 1, 2014
Experts from around the world will meet in Gallipoli, the epicenter of the outbreak of Xylella fastidiosa that threatens thousands of olive trees.
Sep. 2, 2014
Lucero Olive Oil will be open for Labor Day weekend despite damage to inventory caused by the Napa earthquake.
Jan. 14, 2014
Climate change has affected how, when, and where farmers in California plant their crops.