Feb. 29, 2012
Giza-based executive manager Khalil Nasrallah says the company receives far more inquiries about its pesticide-free than its certified organic ones.
Feb. 21, 2012
A joint study has analyzed soil loss in some olive groves in Granada planted 250 years ago in sloping areas
Dec. 15, 2011
The International Olive Council is this week hosting a seminar on olive cultivation and olive oil quality issues, the first of what it intends to be ongoing events designed to address topical issues and share expertise.
Nov. 28, 2011
The former IOC president says only Spain will be able to, in the long run, compete with the efficiency of the Southern Hemisphere's modern processing.
Nov. 17, 2011
Drought reduced the potential olive harvest before widespread rain washed much of it to the ground - causing the loss of up to 70 percent of production.
Oct. 16, 2011
Recent studies conducted at the Universidad de Sevilla’s School of Agricultural Engineering concluded that alperujo, a sub-product of olives obtained after milling and pressing, can be reused as fertilizer in organic farming.
Apr. 26, 2011
Was it the mix of olive varieties? The careful pruning, the coastal Tuscan environment, the organic practices? I’d say all of the above, and the fact that those olives were harvested by some very happy hands.
Oct. 28, 2010
Only 3% of olive growers in Jaen have insured their plantations against a disaster. The other 97% would be left without recourse in the event of frost, hail and other natural hazards.