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
Sep. 28, 2018
A massive wildfire on Mount Serra, in the province of Pisa, devastated a huge area of woodland and ten thousand olive trees.
Apr. 19, 2018
About 2,500 centenarian olive trees were swallowed by the tumbling soil.
Oct. 23, 2017
The 2017 harvest is on track for a record production of 4.3 million gallons, according to the California Olive Oil Council.
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.
Apr. 2, 2015
Experts from the 28 EU member states in failed to reach a consensus on the measures to contain the spread of the bacterium.
Mar. 22, 2015
The proposed measures would include eradication, buffer zones and a strict limit on the movement of young trees.