Sep. 17, 2021
Apadrina un Oliva has put the area’s abandoned olive trees up for adoption. The result has handed a lifeline to the town and its residents.
Sep. 14, 2021
A local farmers’ association said that the original damage estimates were calculated prematurely and additional losses have accrued.
Sep. 14, 2021
While many growers reported more rainfall and record harvests, others fared less well and worry about the future.
Sep. 1, 2021
Coldiretti estimates that wildfires cost the Italian agriculture sector at least €1 billion in damage. Olive growers blame climate change for longer, hotter and drier summers.
Aug. 18, 2021
Australian producers expect to produce up to 21,000 tons of olive oil. Boundary Bend, the country’s largest producer, is leading the charge.
Aug. 7, 2021
Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias said that the news is not all bad, with olive oil exports buoyed by increased demand from the United States.
Aug. 6, 2021
The European Commission expects olive oil exports to hit a record high in 2021. Growing demand, decreasing imports and a steady supply suggest prices will rise too.
Aug. 4, 2021
Some olive-producing regions in Greece are expecting yields to fall by 70 to 90 percent after a year of erratic weather conditions.
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.
Jul. 19, 2021
International Olive Council figures revealed a dip in global production, imports and exports, while consumption held.
Jul. 14, 2021
One agricultural expert estimates that olive oil production in the 2021/22 crop year could fall by more than 25 percent as a result of damage caused by the frost.
May. 17, 2021
Chile is expected to produce roughly 20,000 tons of olive oil in 2021. Producers have renewed focus on quality to help their brands stand out.
May. 13, 2021
Donato and Michele Conserva produce award-winning extra virgin olive oils from century-old trees using the latest technology at their family mill.
Apr. 29, 2021
Growers and producers hopeful of a bumper harvest after last year’s “oil drought” are scrambling to find solutions for dire labor shortages due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.
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
A lack of cooperation throughout the sector is hurting producers’ bottom lines, according to an agricultural institute study.
Mar. 19, 2021
In the Umbrian hills, two families are working to preserve the ancient heritage of an endemic cultivar while embracing modernity with a new mill and tourism operation.