Aug. 12, 2021
Sammarinese consume an average of 22 kilograms of olive oil each year, or about a liter every two weeks.
Aug. 4, 2021
The Italian Federation of Independent Olive Growers seeks to promote the culture of small and medium-sized growers and native olive varieties.
Jun. 24, 2021
When describing what is now modern-day Croatia, Cassius Dio said the people cultivated nearly no olives produced no wine. Today, Croatia excels in both, thanks largely to the Roman occupation.
Jun. 21, 2021
Extra virgin olive oil is becoming more common in Japanese households and restaurants, with families and chefs increasingly appreciating the healthy properties and unique flavors of high-quality olive oil.
May. 27, 2021
The reopening of the Colosseum Archeological Park means that visitors can once again connect with Ancient Roman culture through olive oil production.
May. 20, 2021
The olive oil soap-making facility was discovered in the southern city of Rahat, inside an affluent 9th-century house.
May. 14, 2021
With about one-third of olive oil sales in Italy going to the restaurant sector, the shift of tourists to the countryside is likely to impact consumption.
May. 10, 2021
The ministry plans to use soccer’s domestic and global popularity to promote Spanish agri-food products.
Apr. 29, 2021
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization will vote on whether to recognize the 1.5-million-hectare olive tree forest that stretches across Andalusia.
Apr. 8, 2021
Archaeologists are working to preserve the cultural heritage of the Leucocarpa cultivar as producers are starting to grow and transform the ivory-white fruits.
Mar. 25, 2021
After derogatory remarks were aimed at Ismail Balaban by another contestant on Survivor Turkey, the agha of Kırkpınar thinks the former champions should leave in protest.
Feb. 15, 2021
From charitable efforts to reversing desertification, olive trees and olive oil continue to play a fundamental role in Greek society.
Feb. 12, 2021
They believe it is the earliest olive oil mill found in Magna Graecia, a region that encompasses most of Italy's southern coastline, where ancient Greek colonists arrived 3,500 years ago.
Jan. 6, 2021
Archaeologists found a 2,000-year-old ritual bath, known as a Mikveh. The finding underscores the importance of olive oil production in Gethsemane during the time of Christ.
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. 21, 2020
Volunteers in Toscolano Maderno are demonstrating the economic and social value of abandoned olive trees.