Nov. 30, 2022
Dubbed Trajan’s Olive Oil, the initiative is an efforts to revitalize agricultural production in the historically-industrial area.
Oct. 10, 2022
Agricultural associations used the event to emphasize the challenges facing traditional olive farmers in Italy.
Jun. 27, 2022
In Latina and Frisone, just south of Rome, producers are working to increase yields and quality while promoting oleotourism and their historic connection to the Vatican.
Jun. 22, 2022
Archaeological remains in the Central Jordan Valley show evidence of the oldest example of olives being farmed outside their naturally-occurring range.
Dec. 9, 2021
In western Sicily’s Belice Valley, Centonze produces award-winning extra virgin olive oil, celebrating the land and history, while focusing on sustainability and innovation.
Dec. 6, 2021
The Mediterranean diet dates back thousands of years. Archaeologists want to make sure its history is always preserved.
Nov. 15, 2021
A startup focused on restoring abandoned olive groves has adopted three hectares of trees around the House of Leonardo, with plans to expand.
Sep. 16, 2021
Using new investigative techniques, researchers from the University of Kent determined that olive oil constituted 20 percent of caloric intake among residents of one Roman city.
Jul. 20, 2021
Sicily’s oldest olive trees have stories to tell. From farmers overcoming adversity to the island becoming a trade hub, olive oil production played an essential part.
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.
Nov. 9, 2018
A scrawl that rewrote the history of the eruption of Vesuvius referred to an olive oil pantry.
Oct. 22, 2018
The nearly 2,000-year-old bottle filled with solidified olive oil will be displayed at the National Archaeological Museum.
Jun. 1, 2018
The discovery pushes the time table for olive oil production in Italy back more than 700 years earlier than previously thought.
Jan. 19, 2017
Since 1936, the Sciabicas have continued a family tradition of quality production and a commitment to their customers.
Jan. 12, 2017
What might seem like current trends in the olive oil business aren't so novel at all -- just the latest continuations of stories that began long ago.