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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.

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.

Dec. 2, 2014

Olive Oil of Oman

After twenty years of trials and researches, Oman is experiencing the first successes in olive growing.

Nov. 17, 2014

Tough Season in California

From Corning in the Sacramento Valley to Lindsay in the San Joaquin this year’s table olive crop is a serious disappointment,

Nov. 13, 2014

A Bumper Harvest in Tunisia

Perfect weather has helped ready Tunisian olive trees for record output, just in time to take advantage European shortfalls.

Oct. 27, 2014

Umbrian Farmers Find Little to Celebrate

Umbrian farmers are in no mood to celebrate this year's dismal harvest. Many will simply leave the olives to rot on their trees.

Oct. 20, 2014

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.

Oct. 20, 2014

Ruinous Floods in Liguria Add to Poor Outlook for Italian Production

Damaging floods in Liguria are adding to a rough year for Italian olive oil farmers, resulting in a drop in production and rising prices.

Oct. 17, 2014

Finding Where One Umbrian Producer Leaves the Biggest Footprint

Storing olive oil frozen and air freight had the largest environmental impact of one producer in Umbria, in a recent case study.

Oct. 14, 2014

University Patents New Extraction Method

Dry ice is added to the olives before they are pressed, causing water molecules inside the fruit to freeze, increasing yield.

Oct. 8, 2014

Half the Spanish Olive Oil This Year, Twice the Greek as Prices Climb

Spain will see its output drop by half this season, while Greece will double its output, according to latest estimates by the International Olive Council.

Oct. 6, 2014

Italian Farmers' Organization Backs Olive Oil Quality Register

Coldiretti Molise has backed new legislation aimed at preventing olive oil adulteration and fraud.

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