Mar. 26, 2021
Olive farmers will be among the benefactors of European programs targeted at stimulating the consumption of organic products and financing the transition to organic farms.
Mar. 25, 2021
A lack of cooperation throughout the sector is hurting producers’ bottom lines, according to an agricultural institute study.
Dec. 18, 2020
While the majority of olive oil production still comes from traditional growers in the Mediterranean, newer farms are focusing on more efficient orchards and experiencing a steady growth in production.
Nov. 12, 2020
Careful monitoring of traps and applying treatments at the right times are among the keys to preventing extensive damage from the olive tree pest, experts say.
Nov. 30, 2018
The amazing story of an extra virgin olive oil from Sicily.
Jul. 9, 2018
Olive groves at the award-winning farm Marina Palusci are managed in accordance with biodynamics, a much-debated but often successful method.
Mar. 12, 2018
The established position of conventional extra virgin olive oil in Spain leaves little room for its organic version.
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.
Sep. 27, 2011
The co-op sold one million kilos of olive oil in 2010 making it the top-selling certified ecological producer, according to Andalusia's organic farming trade group.
Sep. 6, 2011
Sales of packaged organic olive oil from Andalusia grew nearly 30 percent in 2010, almost equaling that of the region's bulk olive oil sales.
Apr. 21, 2011
Giuseppe Ferrua hand-picks his olives at just the right day of the lunar cycle to maximize the amount of liquid they contain. “Some people say we’re witches.”
Jun. 25, 2010
BiolMed will create a permanent transnational network made up of “Circles to Promote Quality Organic Olive Oil.”