olive harvest

A Harvest to Forget

This part of central Italy is famous for its quality oil grown on stony hillsides, but this year the olive fly has caused havoc in Umbria.

Umbrian Leaders Seek Action for ‘Huge Damages’ to Region’s Growers

Umbria's olive oil production will suffer a dramatic loss, that in some areas could reach 80 percent.
Special Report

Croatian Olive Growers Face a Disappointing Harvest

The olive harvest has started earlier than usual in the Croatian olive-growing regions of Istria and Dalmatia, bringing disappointing yields.

Turkey Braces for Economic Impact of Erratic Weather

Number two table olive producer, Turkey, is in the midst of dealing with the economic impact of erratic weather patterns over the last year.
Olive Oil Times Special

Farmgate Prices Up 20 Percent in Spain

Prices are trending upward on predictions of a significant decrease in production for the upcoming campaign in Andalusia.

Early Harvest Release Brings Fresh Oils to New York

New York’s first “early harvest release,” welcomed olive oil producers, chefs, and writers to taste new oils from Europe.
Special Report

Spain Starts Season with Low Stocks, Concerns About Forecasts

Spain’s olive oil bottlers are at their lowest stock levels in about four years, according to the latest figures from the Spanish Olive Oil Agency (AAO).

Harvesting Under the Moon

An overnight harvesting in Italy was the occasion for a technical congress about the effect of harvest-time temperatures on olive oil.