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Nov. 30, 2015

Low Olive Oil Reserves Cast Shadow on Spain’s Increased Production

With an estimated 400,000-ton production increase over last year, limited reserves mean inventory will only increase by an estimated 80,000 tons.

Nov. 3, 2015

Italian Harvest Off to Strong Start

Farmers are reporting a strong early harvest in terms of production totals and quality.

Oct. 29, 2015

Farmers' Union in Jaén Calls for Official EU Production Estimates

The world’s top-producing olive region claims other countries’ lack of transparency harms Spanish producers.

Oct. 8, 2015

High Hopes, Few Answers as Harvest Gets Underway in Italy

Production in 2015 is expected to be up, but too many variables can still affect the final yields to know yet how this year's harvest will play out.

Sep. 9, 2015

This Year's Harvest Not as Bad as the Last One, Council Wagers

The IOC pegged production for the 2015/2016 harvest at “more than 2.5 million tons,” or, in other words, it won’t be the worst harvest in 15 years.

Aug. 5, 2015

Will the 2015 Olive Harvest Be a Good One?

It’s still early, but there is much speculation and anticipation about the upcoming olive harvest and its consequences for producers and consumers alike.

Mar. 13, 2015

Olive Tree's Cool-Weather Offshoot

An Oregon conference exposed the growing culture of pioneers willing to think outside the box about where olive oil comes from and where it’s going.

Feb. 15, 2015

Olive Oil without Borders

A program to promote cooperation between Israeli and Palestinian farmers has been extended.

Feb. 13, 2015

Italian Know-How at Enoliexpo

The second Enoliexpo exhibition displayed innovation in the fields of olive oil and wine production.

Feb. 9, 2015

Power Plant in Spain Fueled by Olive Oil Waste

A new power plant in Andalucia is generating electricity and saving the environment by using waste from olive oil production as fuel.

Jan. 29, 2015

Umbria PDO Looks to Expo and Beyond

With production off 95 percent, the new president of Umbrian PDO said the 2014 harvest showed how the region's products are "almost essential."

Jan. 27, 2015

Tunisia Is the World's Second Largest Olive Oil Producer, for Now

Olive oil production in Tunisia has increased fourfold, making it the second largest producer after Spain.

Jan. 5, 2015

Seggiano Suspends Olive Tree in City Wall

In Seggiano (Tuscany) you can visit a Museum where an olive tree producing the local olive oil (Olivastra saggianese variety) was installed

Jan. 1, 2015

Traditional Olive Oil Production in Tunisia

Despite its rising place in the international ranking, Tunisian producers are still strongly tied to old traditions.

Dec. 16, 2014

Calculating the Cost to Make 1 kg Olive Oil

The International Olive Council announced preliminary results of an international study to analyze the cost of producing one kilogram of olive oil.

Dec. 11, 2014

California's 'Rainpocalypse' Good News for State's Olive Oil Producers

From one extreme to the other, California farmers are hoping a "biblical rain" will bring relief from this year's historic drought.

Dec. 8, 2014

Olive Oil Prices Soar, Consumption Slides in Latest Report

The International Olive Council (IOC) reported an expected 38 percent drop in olive oil production and sharply higher prices for extra virgin olive oil.

Dec. 4, 2014

15-Year Low for World Olive Oil Production

The International Olive Council (IOC) has predicted that world olive oil production will fall to the lowest level in 15 years.

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